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Sometimes the homeless just walk up to me.  It’s weird.  Do I have one of those marks on my vehicle like they put on doorposts of people who helped the homeless in the 1930’s during the Great Depression?   363 more words


Meet Julie

Julie is 44 years old.  She has three children that she has raised.  She has had multiple relationships with men, most of them abusive.  She got her GED in her 30’s.   878 more words


Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep.....homeless in America?!

Imagine being a citizen of the United States and one day your whole life is turned upside down: you lose your job, your marriage collapses, you are evicted from your home, your parents kick you out, you discover your ten year old daughter is being regularly sexually abused by your husband who isn’t her father…. 210 more words


Senators Leahy and Collins Introduce the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act

On January 27th, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (RHYA) (42 U.S.C. 176 more words

Understanding the Link Between Youth Homelessness and Trauma

Each year more than 1.6 million children are homeless at some point in their lives, and that number is increasing. Along with losing their home, community, friends, and routines as well as their sense of stability and safety, many homeless youth are also victims of trauma. 79 more words


Report Finds That One In Thirty Children Experienced Homelessness in 2013

Nearly 2.5 million children across the United States, or one in thirty, experienced homelessness in 2013, up some 8 percent on a year-over-year basis and an historic high, a report from the National Center on Family Homelessness at the American Institutes for Research finds.  50 more words


National Alliance To End Homelessness Unveils Rapid-Rehousing Toolkit

In recent years, communities have focused on rapid re-housing as a way to help people, including youth, quickly exit homelessness and return to permanent housing. Typically services are structured to meet each client’s needs. 99 more words