I have visited the following websites numerous times
and have found them very informative and enlightening. I've included my comments that will
hopefully direct you to the specific information you are interested in locating. More web
sites will continue to be added!
Authority on Homelessness (hosted by Anitra Freeman)
A wealth of
and links! Go to www.handsnet.org/
to inquire about a web
clipping service on issues related to homelessness.
for Kids http://www.aftershare.com
Four young girls (12 and 13 years
old) wanted to find a way that they could make a difference. The Center director's
daughter, Kerri (who had volunteered since 1990), and her best friends, Lori and April
Matthews, began AfterShare for Kids in October, 1995.
Homeless Project (BAHP) http://www.baha.org
Excellent source of information to use in
the education of people about homelessness, including the Homeless Education Kit. Current
research and information about advocacy, especially on college campuses, is very helpful.
(Building Responsibility, Equality, And Dignity)
of B.R.E.A.D. is to draw together people of faith to act powerfully on
local issues of justice and fairness through processes of relationship
building, direct action, and negotiation with decision-makers."
|Care of Poor People
For information about
2000: Preparing America's Poor and Homeless for Winter. November 25, 2000.
|Consolidation for Social Awareness and Responsibility
|End Homelessness Now http://www.bigskysoft.com/homeless/
helping the homeless. This site accepts donations and also has a list of places to shop
online where a certain percentage of money is donated to the homeless.
of the Homeless http://www.friendsofhomeless.org/
of the Homeless" was founded in 1992 in Daytona Beach Florida to meet
the needs of the many unfortunate people who have become homeless victims
Central Neighborhood Social Services http://www.upwardnyc.org/
A nonprofit agency serving midtown Manhattan,
publishes Upward, a monthly newsletter (Upward) and Big News Magazine, all
publications that deal with issues of homelessness.
|The Great Speckled Bird Homeless
written by individuals dedicated to increasing the awareness of homeless issues and ways
people can help (hosted by Anitra Freeman).
Discussion List http://csf.colorado.edu/homeless/
Subscribing to this list is one of the best
ways to keep informed on issues regarding homelessness. The archives of discussions
provides a great deal of information.
This web site has been developed to
help the homeless online. It also provides links and resources .
People and the Internet http://members.tripod.com/~bmdavidson/index.html
Great resource for finding current news as
well as resources about homelessness.
|Homeless People's Network
Excellent source of information and
discussions about homelessness hosted by Arizona State University. Contact the site for
information about registering.
|Homes for the Homeless
Homeless Discussion List and Archives www.csf.colorado.edu/homeless/index.html
Links to over 450 sites with information on
the homelessness. Probably one of the best sites to go to and spend hours.
Links to over 450 sites with information on
Union of Gospel Missions http://www.iugm.org/
Go to How to Help the Homeless.
Especially interesting are 1) Former homeless individuals of the Bowery Mission share
their stories; and 2) Rescue Mission Programs.
Balderson's Homelessness Web Site
John has developed
this web site. Read about the Homeless Assistance Center in Fort Lauderdale, John's
experiences with being homeless, and about Arnold Abbott at this website.
Alliance to End Homelessness
Coalition for the Homeless http://nch.ari.net/
Health Care for the Homeless http://www.nhchc.org/
Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty http://www.nlchp.org/
Resource Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness
The Resource Center maintains a
resource database containing listings of over 5,000 published items concerning homelessness and
for the Homeless
Good related links about homelessness.
|Poor Magazine Online
A magazine that
trains low-income people, most with little or no writing experience, to become journalists.
|Poverty Message Board
Homeless Project Homeless
Fifth grade students at
Riverside Elementary School spent a year learning about homelessness and became
involved in many projects that made a difference in the their lives and the lives of
for Kids http://www.standupforkids.org
that is dedicated to helping the homeless and street kids. A visit to this site make
you want to get involved and do something to help!
Page Homelessness Resource Links
Excellent site containing information on
shelters, soup kitchens, panhandling, how to help the homeless and more. User friendly
site--developed by homeless man.
|Through My Eyes http://homelessproject.org/
Edie Cohn, an artist and writer,
portrays homeless individuals in a sensitive and artistic way.
Trevor started "Trevors Place," so homeless people could become more
independent and learn to contribute to society. A thrift shop and daily food runs
helped Trevors Place win the 1991 National Caring Award.
|U.S. Office of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) http://www.hud.gov/homeless.html
of America http://www.voa.org/
|Welfare Information Network
"Promising Practices" to become aware of projects in the U.S. that are
models for welfare reform. |
issues and resources relating to welfare reform (up to four weeks old) are found