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Howard County's Latest Effort to End Homelessness

Howard County, Md. recently broke ground on a new facility for homeless persons, the Leola Dorsey Community Resource Center.  It will house the existing Day Resource Center, include 35 apartments, and is based on an increasingly popular model for addressing homelessness called “Housing First.” Here is a primer on the new center and the challenge of homelessness in Howard County, Md. 1,323 more words

Howard County

Homelessness-The Problems We Face

Homelessness can be a difficult thing to tackle. While there are people who can’t help that they are struggling, there are also those who can be manipulative and fake homelessness in order to get benefits. 593 more words

The Problem

Seattle Experiments With New Solutions to Ease Homelessness

As homeless deaths mounted last fall in Seattle, elected officials declared an emergency, resorting to a tool often reserved for natural disasters to confront the burgeoning population of people living on the streets. 1,880 more words

News

7 Things You Didn't Know About Homelessness

January is Poverty Awareness Month, and we thought you should know these seven facts about homelessness.

7. You could fill five football stadiums with the homeless population of the U.S. 509 more words

Main News

Employment is Part of the Solution: Reflections on the 2015 National Conference on Ending Homelessness

By Chris Warland, Associate Director of Field Building, National Initiatives on Poverty & Economic Opportunity

We believe that every person deserves the opportunity to succeed in work and support themselves and their familie… 663 more words

Employment