So far, 44 branches of the Vincentian Family have engaged actively in the FHA and the 13 Houses Campaign. It is now present in 44 countries; 1826 houses have been built, and 6628 people have been helped.
Articles in Homelessness
“Why does she stay?” It’s a simple question. The answer is not. Bottom line… If a victim must choose between abuse in their home or the high risk of abuse on the street, it’s a stretch to think they are better off on the street.
Writing for Invisible People, Kayla Robbins Robbins, freelance writer, asks what can we do when a heatwave comes?
Jesus says any time there is a hungry, thirsty or ostracized person, that person is Christ himself. And if we don’t share our food, our water, or our welcome, then we are rejecting the Incarnation of God in this world.
Enjoy this interview with Mark McGreevy, CEO of Depaul Group
St Vincent believed that if you gave a hungry person a sandwich you fed that person for a day. But that did not solve the underlying problem.
People who are not homeless have a variety of experiences with public transportation. How do you think homeless people view public transportation?
We must debunk the myths around why people become homeless so we can move toward solutions. Most never stop to put themselves in the shoes of the people they see suffering from homelessness.
Every day, throughout the day, the homeless have to worry about the law. Being without a home is not in itself illegal, but the routines and behavior that go with it often are.
Partnering with St. John’s University in Queens, the Dax Program is designed to assist homeless and housing insecure college students by providing housing, supportive services, and financial assistance for food, transportation, and academic expenses.
Magdalena puts a face on the problem. But where is that place and is it possible to follow the guidelines we have been hearing. The story of one woman who is affected.
You may not believe that one man could do all that Vincent did!