Statistics on the number of people who are homeless in the U.S., the cost of homelessness, FAQs, and interactive tools and solutions. From the National Alliance to End Homelessness, “a leading voice on the issue of homelessness.”
Facts About Homelessness
Factsheets about who is homeless, and why, articles on issues affecting homelessness such as mental illness, addiction and domestic violence and information on specific homeless populations such as families, youth, veterans and the elderly. From the National Coalition for the Homeless, “a national network of people who are currently experiencing or who have experienced homelessness, activists and advocates, community-based and faith-based service providers.”
Homelessness Resource Center
Links to key resources organized by topic pages. Each topic page includes a brief description of the issue and a list of related resources. Maintained by interactive community of providers, consumers, policymakers, researchers, and public agencies at federal, state, and local levels.
National Coalition For
Provides recent news, legislation, policy and more. Also includes sections
on housing justice, health care justice and civil rights.
Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness
Download and read the pamphlet “The Role of Shelter in Addressing Homelessness: A Realistic Look at the Need,” which includes the results of the annual One Night Count of people without shelter in King County from 2006-2011. From the Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness, whose mission is “to ensure safety and survival for people who are homeless, and to end the crisis of homelessness in our region.”
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December 30, 2011