Thursday, May 17th, 2012
Karen Spain spent several long months before receiving her tax refund this year in a state of suspended panic. The rent was three months late. Her car’s brakes were shot. And she could no longer afford to pay her electricity bill. Read more of this New York Times article by Sabrina Tavernise by clicking here.
Friday, February 17th, 2012
Rettele is one of the “chronically homeless” — people who typically have a disability, an addiction or both and have been continuously homeless for more than a year. Their needs and society’s cost have propelled a national push called Housing First that offers permanent supportive housing — apartments or assisted living with case management — to chronically homeless people without [...]
Monday, September 13th, 2010
by Joy Eckstine September 09, 2010 06:00 AM (PT) Topics: Housing Is the Housing First program in your community faithful to the principles of the theory? This is a more important question than you might realize. After all, Housing First programs have data going back at least 10 years which shows both incredible cost savings and better personal outcomes for the homeless individuals who participate. Housing [...]
Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
An article in Fort Worth’s Star-Telegram on how a community’s city, county, faith and service sectors came together to make a difference in people experiencing extreme crisis and no where left to turn. Study of Fort Worth’s homeless plan shows ‘dramatic progress’ Posted Monday, Jun. 21, 2010 By ALEX BRANCH firstname.lastname@example.org Fort Worth’s homeless plan has made “dramatic [...]