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In Sacramento, Budget Cuts Leave Homeless Without Bathrooms, Water Overnight

Faced with a $200 million deficit accumulated over the past five years, Sacramento, Calif., like many other struggling municipalities, is severely cutting back.

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waiting lists for vouchers in almost every community

Indeed, as the report notes, there are currently “waiting lists for vouchers in almost every community,” and only 1 in 4 eligible households receives a voucher or some other form of federal rental assistance. 25 more words


Good Monday Morning News From OCx2ON

The good “Monday Morning News”?

So HAPPY to report that DAD starts work Tomorrow and Last Night was their Last Night in a hotel!!!

A pastor and his wife took the entire family into their home!!! 60 more words


Attack Homelessness, Not Homeless People

As unemployment and foreclosures continue to drive record increases in homelessness, many cities are stepping up efforts to criminalize it. That’s wrong, ineffective and costly. 19 more words


Norfolk: Chef cooks up fundraiser for The Dwelling Place

NORFOLK, Va. — Hampton Roads chef Kyle A. Kupiszewski hopes to help raise $100,000 for The Dwelling Place, a shelter for homeless families which suspended operations earlier this month due to funding isues. 188 more words

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Public Safety De-Escalation Tactics for Military Veterans in Crisis

The Upper Midwest Community Policing Institute (UMCPI) is developing and delivering an 8-hour training on Public Safety De-Escalation Tactics for Military Veterans in Crisis. The goal of the training is to build the capacity of public safety personnel to respond to military veterans (all branches).

Source: http://vetsuccess.gov


Poor Face Most Pain As Automatic Budget Cuts Take Effect ...

The $85 billion in automatic cuts working their way through the federal budget spare many programs that aid the poorest and most vulnerable Americans, including the Children’s Health Insurance Program and food stamps.

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