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2011-09-11 23:05:00

Nearly half of people who have slept rough in have a combined history of substance misuse, institutional care and street activities like begging, new UK research backed by Homeless Link has found.

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2011-08-24 15:24:59

More than eight out of 10 homeless people have at least one chronic health condition and more than half have a mental health problem.

2011-07-22 01:45:01

Roughly 1 in 4 lesbian or gay teens and 15 percent of bisexual teens are homeless, versus 3 percent of exclusively heterosexual teens, finds a Children's Hospital Boston study of more than 6,300 Massachusetts public high school students.

2011-06-16 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Way of Greater Los Angeles is partnering with the U.S. and Los Angeles Chambers of Commerce in connecting 1,500 veterans and their spouses to 200 employers at the Hiring Our Heroes Los Angeles Job Fair at Sony Pictures Studio.

2011-06-14 14:31:00

LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to today's release of the 2011 Los Angeles County Homeless count by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority and the cities of Long Beach, Pasadena & Glendale, the Los Angeles Business Leaders Task Force on Homelessness has issued the following statement: The 2011 L.A.

2011-06-11 00:00:30

Sherri Shepherd announces on The View that she and fiancée, Lamar Sally would like for their wedding guests to donate to EMBRACE located in San Diego, CA.

2011-05-24 18:53:39

For every year a person is homeless, the odds of them having a family doctor drop by 9 per cent, according to a report by St. Michael's Hospital and Street Health.

2011-05-23 11:00:00

NEW YORK, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jericho Project and The NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), along with the Mayor's Office of Veterans' Affairs (MOVA), today celebrated the grand opening of "Fordham Village - A Jericho Project Veterans Community," a new six-story 56-unit affordable development for veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

2011-05-04 08:30:00

BOSTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Evermedia Group, Inc. (Evermedia) announced today its corporate sponsorship of Shelter Legal Services Foundation (SLS). This follows the election of CEO Jonathan Sym to the SLS Board of Directors.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.