Don’t feed the animals – umm, homeless

Las Vegas is one of many cities to enact an ordinance against feeding people in public spaces – specifically: feeding the homeless in parks or church parking lots.  This is the NPR story with an audio clip. In September 2006 a two year long court case was settled in Orlando Florida – in favor of groupsContinue reading “Don’t feed the animals – umm, homeless”

What does a Homeless Case Manager do?

At DPSS CalWorks the HCM will help you apply for Section 8, give information on food pantries and free clothing, low income housing listings, and shelter referrals. The HCM will also be able to speak to the school district on your behalf to keep your child in school and receive school supplies, transportation and uniforms.Continue reading “What does a Homeless Case Manager do?”

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