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Dedicated State Funding Source for Programs Would Help Florida Homeless
The Florida Association of Counties supports the creation of a dedicated state funding source to provide more shelters and services for the homeless. In its 2014 roster of proposed legislation, a...more



Helping Homeless in Hillsborough with Legal Issues
Hillsborough lawyers are helping to bring the national Project HELP to the area. These lawyers volunteer with the Homeless Experience Legal Protection to spend an hour and a half at Metropolitan...more

Veteran Homeless Rates in Decline, But Unemployment Still Remains
In a recent census, the number of homeless veterans has declined. However, veterans seeking better employment opportunities find it difficult to land good jobs. Due to lack of quality jobs,...more

Grants To Help Homeless and Promote Higher Education
The South Dakota Community Foundation (SDCF) and the Bush Foundation have partnered to award a series of grants aimed at helping with reducing homelessness, fostering higher education and developing...more

Not Understanding the Extent of Youth Homelessness Problem
According to Bobbie Ibarra, executive director of the Miami Coalition for the Homeless, the decision-makers and funders have not always understood the extent of youth homelessness problem. Ibarra...more

 Seeking Solutions to Homelessness in Charlottesville
With chronic homelessness in Virginia down slightly by 3 percent, residents are still confronted with panhandlers and frustrated with the persistence of the problem. One Charlottesville...more

Homeless of Australia Steadily Increases
Michael Perusco, chief executive officer of the St Vincent de Paul Society in New South Wales (NSW), relates the startling evidence of the growing number of homeless in Australia. Perusco breaks...more

Rochester City Announces Resolution Strategy for Homelessness
The City of Rochester recently announces the release of its Homeless Resolution Strategy to address the issue of homelessness. The City of Rochester has been managing a study to help recognize...more

Youth Shelter Care: Works for Child Welfare Provision and Family Preservation
Youth Shelter Care (YSC), a provider of human services that caters to youth, aims to preserve family units and provide youth shelter and temporary care. YSC is one of 14 remaining shelters in...more






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Why Social Enterprise is the Way Moving Forward

Why Social Enterprise is the Way Moving Forward
Thousands of social enterprises in the UK are emerging and they are employing more than...



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