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Homeless young people need the means to flourish - Eureka Street

Homeless young people need the means to flourish - Eureka Street | homelessness | Scoop.it
Curing homelessness is not simply a matter of finding homes for disadvantaged people. With backgrounds of family dysfunction, broken schooling, physical and mental illness and addiction, homeless young people come to the attention of many government departments. For all the good will involved, the effect of piecemeal interventions is to confuse young people who feel themselves the object of care, not the subject of their own growth. By Andrew Hamilton
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Death sparks plea for homeless to seek help

Death sparks plea for homeless to seek help | homelessness | Scoop.it
A Ballarat-based charity is urging people to approach housing service providers if they are facing housing difficulties, after the death of a young couple living in their car at Cardigan over the weekend.
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Women spend longer than men living on the streets

Women spend longer than men living on the streets | homelessness | Scoop.it
WOMEN spend longer sleeping rough or in crisis accommodation when they are homeless than men, a groundbreaking study has revealed.

The study, by Melbourne University’s Melbourne Institute, found the length of time people spent homeless depended in part on their personal circumstances, with older people, women and those who had lower levels of education staying homeless for “increased durations”.
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8 Photos that tell the real story of poverty around the world

8 Photos that tell the real story of poverty around the world | homelessness | Scoop.it
Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York goes on a world tour to photograph those living in extreme poverty to raise awareness for the UN MDGs.

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Linda Lee King's curator insight, November 13, 2014 11:23 AM

Walk a day in these shoes, then give me your advice. If you haven't been hungry - you don't know anything about poverty.

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Homeless at Higher Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury | Psych Central ...

Homeless at Higher Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury | Psych Central ... | homelessness | Scoop.it
While recent research has identified high rates of TBI among homeless people, there has been no detailed review of the existing data, according to Topolovec-Vranic. That led to a review of all the recent scientific studies on ...
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One Death Per Week In Multnomah County Homeless Population - OPB News

One Death Per Week In Multnomah County Homeless Population - OPB News | homelessness | Scoop.it
A new study out of Multnomah County Friday shows that deaths among the homeless averaged at least one per week in the county during the year 2012.
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Homeless told to leave the Central Coast if they want to find affordable public housing

Homeless told to leave the Central Coast if they want to find affordable public housing | homelessness | Scoop.it
PEOPLE in dire need of social or public housing should pack their bags and leave the Central Coast.
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Homeless need help, not prison

Homeless need help, not prison | homelessness | Scoop.it
Chief Justice Wayne Martin urges WA Govt to develop more social welfare programs to deal with homeless.
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Tweet from @winterwarmerNE

Tweet from @winterwarmerNE | homelessness | Scoop.it
The equivalent of 3 CHILDREN IN EVERY SCHOOL will be #HOMELESS this Christmas !!! (via) @Shelter pic.twitter.com/xIhUB8AIVi

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Giving $100 to Homeless People | Give Back Films

Had a great time giving $100 to some of the nicest people we've ever met. GiveBackFilms is all about giving back and helping people who are less fortunate or...
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90 Yr Old Man Arrested For Feeding Homeless People

90 year old Arnold Abbott was arrested twice in Florida for feeding the homeless. The laws in his area had changed rendering his charitable activities illegal. ------------------------------------...
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