Children living in transition : helping homeless and foster care children and families / Cheryl Zlotnick, editor: Sharing the daily struggles of children and families residing in transitional situations (homelessness or because of risk of homelessness, being connected with the child welfare system, or being new immigrants in temporary housing), this text recommends strategies for delivering mental health and intensive case-management services that maintain family integrity and stability.
35 Ways to Help the Homeless - Struck by personal tragedies, the people in shelters across America have lost their homes and been deserted by family and friends. What can you do to help them? Sometimes the smallest actions can go a long way.
Since When Is Being Homeless A Crime? Well, and in some states and localities, it is. The government needs to create public service jobs and fund the demand for private sector jobs, and then raise the minimum wage to be a "Living" wage, then homelessness will go away, dignity will be restored, and poverty will be eliminated !!
"I remember walking through the city streets with a former boss once. Along the way, we passed many homeless people seeking cash and encouragement. He said out loud which of them should receive anything. I wondered silently how he could judge since, although I knew he'd had a troubled childhood, he'd never lived a day on the street . <3"