By: | Published August 14, 2020
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It’s inspiring to see individuals step up and help unsheltered homeless. One of those inspiring individuals is Michael Sean Wright, founder of Wound Walk OC. What Is Wound Walk OC? According to Wound Walk’s Facebook page, “Wound Walk OC tends to the wounds of our unsheltered in …
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By: | Published August 10, 2020
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The road from homelessness to permanent housing can be long and difficult, and even more so for disabled and older individuals. One program that offers hope to these individuals is Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH). What Is Permanent Supportive Housing? The National Alliance to End Homelessness offers an excellent …
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By: | Published August 3, 2020
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At Leading Families Home, 14 percent of our Participants cite Domestic Violence as the main reason for their homelessness. Domestic Violence is “violence committed by intimate partners, immediate family members, or other relatives.” According to data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), in 2003–12, “[d]omestic violence …
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By: | Published July 31, 2020
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Homelessness is a complex issue that affects over a half million people in the US (The State of Homelessness, NAEH). Families and individuals experience homeless in different ways and for different reasons, but they all need to find a place to live and sleep. The …
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By: | Published July 20, 2020
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People experience homelessness for many reasons – reasons that may be different than what you think. People may face homelessness because they can’t afford housing in the city where they live or due to health issues or personal circumstances that they cannot control, such as …
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By: | Published July 13, 2020
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Do evictions lead to homelessness? If so, how? Is there a way we can reduce evictions? These questions have been on the minds of experts across the US for years, but with the recent pandemic, evictions have become a crisis. Over two million renter households in …
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