End Homelessness

Posts on ending homelessness for families, youth, veterans and the chronically homeless.

We have followed over the last year the effort of Homeward Bound, the chief provider of transitional and long-term housing and support services for homeless people in Marin County, to raise money using the business strategy of an IPO. They refer to their effort as “Immediate Public Opportunity… to end homelessness.” They have sold shares […]

At the June 10, 2008, Continuum of Care Forum – Transforming Our Planning: Better Utilization of Data Janel Winter of CSH provided an overview of the 2008 Point in Time count. The final report will be released in the next few weeks and we will post a link to the full data at that time. […]

We were reading Homelessness a problem for women veterans by Melissa Schmitt and found ourselves becoming angry about the rapidly growing number of homeless women veterans. Ms. Schmitt’s article highlights this American tragedy. Click here to read the article. Because of PTSD and military sexual trauma, women veterans are four times as likely to go […]

Reverend Bruce H. Davidson of the Lutheran Office of Governmental Ministry and Alison Recca-Ryan of CSH provided an overview of the Homeless and Special Needs Housing Working Committee’s Priorities and Recommendations at the June 10, 2008, Continuum of Care Forum – Transforming Our Planning: Better Utilization of Data. The Working Groups “Goal Statement: To have […]

Although this album – HOMELESS IN AMERICA Twenty-One Songs of Social Conscience for the 21st Century – by the Nashville Session Players was released several years ago, we have always enjoyed the music. In addition, the video provides a very good graphic overview of the current state not only of Homelessness in America but also […]