Tag Archives: homelessness

Excerpt from a Career Journal: A Crisis Intervention Specialist

 “God is always on time and knows what you need. It is we who are impatient and indecisiveness.” I found those words on a faded post-it and they made me smile, pause, and reflect, as it was stuck to the … Continue reading

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Appearance Alone

His name was David, but most just called him “the street fiddler.” David was a disheveled, older man who was a regular fixture in popular places in our city, serenading passers-by with unusual skill at his violin. In exchange for … Continue reading

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Citizens For Children Rights

Thank you for such compassionate and insightful editorials on youth homelessness [Empty promises,”” Opinion Dec 20}. As someone who has studied child abuse for decades, I can tell you that the two are inexorably linked. Almost without exception the youth … Continue reading

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Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance

How homeless families are helped- The support system is a sprawling mix of agencies and programs offering everything from parenting classes to different levels of housing, each with its own rules and time limits that often are tied to funding. … Continue reading

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