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.
Articles in 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.
It is not just beauty! Reality does seem to be in the eye of the beholder. And that is unfortunate. There is a direct line between how the public views homelessness and the policy choices leaders make.
She is not a household name in the world or even in her native Italy. But she is well known by the homeless of Turin, Italy. Her story is a fascinating insight into what makes her an advocate for the homeless tick.
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul of Canada launched its national housing campaign on The theme is “Safe, secure and affordable housing is a human right.”
245,999 Evictions (in only 5 states) Have Been Filed During the Pandemic, Despite the Moratorium
Arts help calling people to prayer, commissioning a special requiem Mass and holding a series of fundraisers via Zoom to help the homeless.
The SSVP’s President General is taking part in a UN panel to discuss the benefits of digital technology at the service of the homeless.
For too long and for too many students, the issue of homelessness has not received the attention it deserves.
“May we be reminded of the words of St. Gregory the Great, who, when faced with the death of a mendicant from cold, said that Masses would not be celebrated that day because it was like Good Friday.”
Catholic Charities USA and the Felician Sisters of North America have jointly created the CCUSA Francis Fund for Eviction Prevention.