Wednesday, March 4, 2015
If you ask provider of homeless services in your community what a “typical” homeless person in shelter looks like, they may give you an entirely different answer than a provider in my community would give me. Homelessness doesn’t look the same across the nation, across a state, or even across a community.
It’s true that homeless person is unique, which makes it difficult to understand what homelessness looks like in America, but here’s the catch: unless we understand the general demographic trends in homelessness, we cannot provide the most effective services to end their homelessness.Read the entire article here: http://www.endhomelessness.org/blog/entry/new-hud-report-shows-trends-of-homelessness#.VPfgC3zF-uJ
Posted by Karen Easter, Mental Health Advocate for Assisted Outpatient Treatment at 11:53 PM