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Information Resources about the Homeless

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Information about homelessness

Introduction

 

 

An explanation for the causes of homelessness from homeless.org

"Homelessness can be caused by a variety of problems. The main cause is unaffordable housing for the poor. Secondary causes include mental illness, physical illnesses, substance abuse,..."

 

The faces of the homeless- pictures.

 

Why are people homeless?

 

The history of mental illness and homelessness. 

 

Who is homeless? This site lists statistics on homelessness.

 

Further statistics are available from HUD

 

What you can do to help.

 

Directory of local homeless services - point someone in the right direction.

 

Libraries and Homelessness

 

Information from the American Library Association about the homeless.

 

Information on Library outreach to homeless people from the American Libraries Association.

 

Library Services to the Poor and Homeless

 

ALA Social Responsibilities Round Table

 

SRRT Hunger, Homelessness and Poverty Task Force

 

Information for Social Change

 

Progressive Libarians around the World

 

Informative Websites on Homelessness

 

 

National Coalition for the Homeless

 

National Law Center on Homelessness and  Poverty

 

National Health Care for the Homeless Council

 

National Alliance to End Homelessness

 

Department of Health and Human Services

 

Games that help viewers gain empathy for homelessness

 

An opportunity to gain empathy for the homeless.

 

The Homeless Maze.

Participate in this maze to gain empathy for the homeless.

 

 

Pathfinders and Bibliographies on Homelessness

 

Information Resources for the Homeless Bibliography

 

http://guides.library.fullerton.edu/Homelessness/

Homelessness A Guide to Resources

 

http://www.slis.ualberta.ca/cap03/ariel/bibliography/entire.html

Bibliography on Library Services to Poor People – 1970 to the present.


 

http://faculty.valenciacc.edu/ckatz/pathfinders/homlesspersons.htm

The Homeless Pathfinder

 

http://teacherpathfinder.org/Support/homelesskids.html

Homeless Students

 

http://www.palomar.edu/library/EJA/homeless2.htm

Homelessness

 

http://www.bphc.hrsa.gov/hchirc/bibliographies/

Bureau of Primary Health Care.

This site provides bibliographies organized by subject related to homelessness.

 

http://bphc.hrsa.gov/hchirc/

Health care for the homeless information resource center

 

http://www.nrchmi.samhsa.gov/search/

Need journal articles?  Search this database for journal citations on 8,800 published items on homelessness, health care and mental illness.

 

http://scholar.google.com/

Try google scholar to find citations and full text articles.

 

Further research

 

A Status Report on Hunger and Homelessness in America's Cities 2003: A 25-City Survey

 

 

 

Information Resources for the Homeless - The masters paper and survey results.

Never deprive someone of hope... it may be all they have.
-- Unknown.

 
 
"Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings."  Elie Weisel

 
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