Mental health conditions can lead to homelessness and can also prevent those experiencing homelessness from getting back on their feet.
How do you further conversations with people who have different starting points and live in other categories than your own?
A 2015 Harvard study found that access to reliable transportation is the biggest factor in determining whether someone will escape poverty and avoid homelessness.
But you shouldn’t build up “talking to a homeless person” in your mind as something that’s vastly different from talking to any other kind of person.
The Vincentian Family is committed to a collaborative worldwide effort to eradicate homelessness by 2030. We can only get to 2030 by looking at homelessness in 2020.
An evening of networking sponsored by the archdiocese to help connect individuals and organizations involved in charitable activity among Vancouver’s neediest populations.
We would like to share Feth’s story with you once again, so that her words can be a starting point for reflection, prayer and action at the service of those who suffer throughout the world.
So you think you understand homelessness? I did… until I discovered I didn’t!
In our case, it tells the story of a family – young parents and their two children- who, after living on the streets, now have a decent place to call home.
Housing is the cornerstone on which people build their lives. Without access to suitable housing, essential dimensions of life become exceedingly difficult.
The Daughters of Charity respond to homelessness affecting children in the streets of Kitale (Kenya)
Each year, on 10th October, World Homeless Day is marked to educate people across the world about homelessness issues, and to reflect on how homelessness can affect people of all countries, paths of life and ages, especially children.
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!