Homelessness is the condition of people without a regular dwelling. People who are homeless are most often unable to acquire and maintain regular, safe, secure, and adequate housing, or lack "fixed, r...
Homelessness - Wikipedia
When technology helps the beggar!!
When technology helps the beggar!!
The Conditioned
Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho was homeless in São Paulo, Brazil, for nearly 35 years, and became locally known for sitting in the same spot and writing every day.…
This Republican Mayor Has An Incredibly Simple Idea To Help The Homeless. And It Seems To Be Working.
"Someone believed in them today." Republican Mayor Richard Berry was driving around Albuquerque last year when he saw a man on a street corner holding a sign that read: “Want a Job. Anything Helps.”
Goals And Smiles As Glasgow Hosts The 2016 Homeless World Cup
A specially built city centre football arena has been treated to a tournament of rain, sun, goals and smiles as Glasgow hosts the 14th Homeless World Cup.
Feral: The children raised by wolves
Julia Fullerton-Batten has created a series of disturbing photographs that tell the stories of children raised in the wild. She tells Fiona Macdonald about her haunting images.
Colorado City To Use $1.5 Million From Pot Tax To Help Homeless
Aurora, Colorado’s third largest city, recently announced how it will use $1.5 million generated from a tax on recreational pot to supporting homeless people, the Aurora Sentinel reported.
I heard this guy wasn't really homeless so we investigated him. For the first time, I'm bringing out my "20/20 slash Dateline" personality! lol. I WAS SHOCKED.
Hawaii Governor Declares Homelessness 'State Of Emergency'
The state saw a 23 percent increase in its homeless population between 2014 and 2015. Hawaii Gov. David Ige has declared a state of emergency to deal with the state's homelessness crisis just days aft...
Possible New Weapon Against PTSD
About 8 million Americans suffer from nightmares and flashbacks to a traumatic event. This condition, known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is particularly common among soldiers who have bee...
Genetic Biomarkers Link PTSD to Immune System Response
Using whole transcriptome RNA sequencing on blood samples from 188 U.S. marines both before and after deployment, the researchers identified a group of genes that regulated both the innate immune syst...
L.A.'s Culture War Over the Last True Skid Row in America - Los Angeles
"Yo!" A black man in a filthy, yellow, collared shirt lies sprawled out in the middle of the Sixth Street sidewalk, out cold. No more than four inches f...
Vatican prepares to open showers, barber shop for homeless
Rome's homeless are about to get some TLC.
Discrimination against the homeless
Discrimination against the homeless is the act of treating the homeless, or those perceived to be homeless, unfavorably. As with most types of discrimination it can manifest in numerous forms.
Feral children
A feral child (also called wild child) is a human child who has lived isolated from human contact from a very young age, and has little or no experience of human care, behavior, or, crucially, of huma...
Feral children - Wikipedia
Street people
Street people are people who live a public life on the streets of a city. Street people are frequently homeless, sometimes mentally ill, and often have a bohemian lifestyle. Certain neighborhoods, esp...
Street people - Wikipedia
Homelessness in popular culture
Homelessness is frequently described as an invisible problem, despite its prevalence. Writers and other artists play a role in bringing the issue to public attention. Homelessness is the central theme...
Homelessness in popular culture - Wikipedia
Begging or panhandling is the practice of imploring others to grant a favor, often a gift of money, with little or no expectation of reciprocation. Beggars may be found in public places such as transp...
Begging - Wikipedia
Deinstitutionalisation (or deinstitutionalization) is the process of replacing long-stay psychiatric hospitals with less isolated community mental health services for those diagnosed with a mental dis...
List of organizations opposing homelessness
This is a list of organizations that work on issues related to homelessness.
Shanty town
A shanty town or squatter area is a settlement of plywood, corrugated metal, sheets of plastic, and cardboard boxes. Such settlements are usually found on the periphery of cities, in public parks, or ...
Shanty town - Wikipedia