Articles in Homelessness

Homelessness – Our Heritage and Challenge

As we approach the feast of St. Vincent de Paul we can draw strength and be challenged by all that St. Vincent did. Many may not believe that one man could do all that Vincent did!

Once Again – Think You Understand Homelessness?

The deeper I got into the article I realized I had more of a stereotypical and simplified understanding.

Your Tub Is Overflowing!

“If you want to resolve street homelessness, you have to think about prevention: how do you turn off the tap?”

Famvin International Conference on refugees, displaced persons and trafficked individuals

Seville was the city that hosted from June 7-9, the second FHA International Conference entitled, “Accompanying the journey of a refugee.”

What Must Be Done to Confront Global Homelessness? (Video presented at DePaul University)

What Must Be Done to Confront Global Homelessness? (Video presented at DePaul University)

What concrete steps can we take today as we seek a world where everyone has a stake in their community and a place to call home? In this video, Mark McGreevy (Depaul International) uses the analogy of an overflowing bathtub to help us think about the problem of homelessness. This is followed by presentations by Lydia Stazen (Institute of Global Homelessness) and Yasmine Cajuste (FamVin Homeless Alliance).

Vincent’s Homes

Vincent’s Homes

Vincent’s Homes (Philadelphia, PA, USA) is an outgrowth of the 13 Houses campaign, which has as its focus housing the most vulnerable and providing long-term, stable housing for individuals who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

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