Homeless Issues Links

Guidance for the Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program
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What is meant by the term “homeless children and youth”? The McKinney-Vento Act defines “homeless children and youth” as individuals who ...

College Guide for Low-Income Students
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College students coming from low income families face financial challenges, but by meeting those challenges, they can greatly improve the trajectory of their lives. Learn how universities are supporting low income students and find out more about the opportunities available to students coming from low income families.

Commission on Homelessness and Poverty
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The ABA first addressed legal issues affecting homeless people in 1986 when the House of Delegates adopted policy opposing bias against homeless individuals and urging lawyers to donate legal services to homeless clients...

Department of Education
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Part C — Homeless Education

Homeless Youth and Higher Education
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Resources, programs, and awareness for college students in need.

Indiana Department of Education McKinney-Vento
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The Indiana Department of Education, Division of Educational Options, provides assistance for homeless youth. This resource provides not only information in regard to legal issues but also programming throughout the state of Indiana.

Job Search Sites
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Fifteen of the best job boards are ranked based on their usability, site features and specific search requirements so you can spend less time sarching online and more time in the interviewer's chair.

Low Income Mortgage, Affordable Housing & Homelessness
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This guide has been written to help low income earners and the general public to understand the steps and processes required when purchasing affordable housing, as well as inform homeless people about methods and programs to find accommodation.

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
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The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) — a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by a 13-member board of directors — is the resource and technical assistance center for a national network of community-based service providers and local, state and federal agencies that provide emergency and supportive housing, food, health services, job training and placement assistance, legal aid and case management support for hundreds of thousands of homeless veterans each year.

National Coalition for the Homeless
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Our mission is to end homelessness. We focus our work in the following four areas: housing justice, economic justice, health care justice, and civil and voting rights. Our approaches are: grassroots organizing, public education, policy advocacy, technical assistance, and partnerships.

National Health Care for the Homeless Council
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The National Health Care for the Homeless Council is a membership organization comprised of Organizational Members and hundreds of individuals who are organized as the HCH Clinicians' Network.

National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
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Take a stand against homelessness and poverty. Opinion polls show that the majority of Americans support solutions to end homelessness. To achieve this goal, vigorous advocacy is necessary. The work needs each and every one of us

Partnership for the Homeless
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The mission of The Partnership for the Homeless is to partner with the faith community, neighborhood-based organizations, business, and government to attack the root causes of homelessness and empower homeless people to secure permanent housing and reach the highest level of independence possible.

US Census Survey
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NSHAPC was conducted to provide updated information on homeless assistance programs and the clients who use them to federal agencies responsible for administering homeless assistance programs and to other interested parties. The data are national in scope, and the survey is the first to gather through one effort a wide range of information relevant to the missions of the federal sponsors. NSHAPC was not conducted to produce a count of homeless persons. NSHAPC was conducted under the direction of the Interagency Council on the Homeless.

US Department of Health and Human Services Homeless web site
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The purpose of this site is to share information from the Policy Academies as well as information from the Federal Planning Committee. This includes materials from the Academies, post-Academy technical assistance information, and useful links to more information on the issue of homelessness.

US Department of Housing & Urban Development
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Homelessness is a problem that affects many people in America. If you are homeless yourself and need help or if you want to learn more about homelessness and how you can help, we have information for you.  If you are homeless, help is available! HUD, along with many other federal agencies, funds programs to help the homeless. These programs are managed by local organizations that provide a range of services, including shelter, food, counseling, and jobs skills programs. So start by contacting a homeless assistance agency in your area.

US Department of Labor
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The Department of Labor administers programs providing employment and training services that are crucial components in the comprehensive efforts to address the cycle of homelessness. The Department offers both mainstream and targeted employment-focused programs that help lead to self-sufficiency.

 

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