Human Services, General/Other News
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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
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
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
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
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.
With chronic homelessness in Virginia down slightly by 3 percent, residents are still confronted with panhandlers and frustrated with the persistence of the problem.
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.
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 (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