Homelessness In Silicon Valley


Regardless of Silicon Valley being known as a place for opulent homes, talent and great jobs, the Valley has also failed to meet most of the basic needs of its residents, starting with food and shelter.

The Valley, a middle-class neighborhood in San Jose, is home to the largest homeless camp in the United States. An infographic refers to the Valley with its vast homeless camp as "The Jungle."


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Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.

Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




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