Natalie Harris, executive director of the Coalition for the Homeless in Louisville, writes that a number of Louisvillians are unable to afford quality, safe housing in the community, and this growing need continues to rise.
She calls for Jefferson County Public School (JCPS) to designate Title I funding to further out-of-school learning, training and services to families living in shelters or on the streets.
Federal Programs Related to - Children & Youth Services
Programs that provide a wide variety of informational, social and supportive services for children and youth. Adolescent Services; Child Welfare; Children's Social Services; Children's Services; Kinship Care; Youth Services
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.
Rey Faustino, who experienced poverty and had to make ends meet to help his struggling family, has launched San Francisco-based One Degree, a free website that connects economically disadvantaged people with nonprofits and charities.