I feel like I’m a hipster who discovered some new indie cause of ending Homelessness long before the general populace got wind of it.Read More 2006 to Now
This morning a room full of energetic, dedicated Housing Navigators are all in one room to discuss strategy.Read More Who is working to end Homelessness?
A homeless Encampment is a community of people living together in public on land that doesn’t belong to them. Each encampment has a culture: a time to do chores, a time to work, quiet time. Every encampment has an internally identified leader or leadership crew. Why live there? Safety and community. There is safety in […]Read More The Homeless Encampment
And every day Until the homeless crisis comes to an end. No, this isn’t a threat or a promise. It is a statistical truth. You are not helpless. Whatch’a gonna do about it?Read More 3 People in Los Angeles will die today
It is evening in Los Angeles and the sweltering day has melted into a cool night filled with mosquitos. 🦟 Not a single inch of skin is safe, covered or nude. The needle like faces of bugs Pierce clothing’s and they are happy to land in hait and take a stroll down your neck and […]Read More 9:25 at night
Means room mates and housemates. It isn’t prison. And it isn’t just for young kids fresh out of college. Sharing a living space can be a great social support system in addition to saving money by splitting the cost of housing. Behold: The Golden Girls (shhhhh I love them).Read More Shared Housing
Walmart will now let you grocery shop using your EBT card. Here is the TechCrunch article: https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/19/walmart-will-allow-ebt-customers-to-order-their-groceries-online/ Amazon Prime has a membership plan for EBT recipients. I am actively researching this now. The current plan is month to month at $5.99 per monthRead More You can use your EBT (foodstamp card) online
Your a documentation is a form of trauma-informed care. If you tell their story in detail in writing then they don’t have to be tell it to everybody else who would have access to your notes. Reduce the number of times they have to relive their trauma. The story may change and may alter from […]Read More Trauma Informed and Notes
Per LA Family Housing.Read More In 2019, 900 homeless have died. So far.
If you are not Snow White, it is a pretty big challenge to share a home with 7 men. Ideally the home will have a lot of room so people do not feel like they’re living on top of one another. It should be comfortable enough to lend dignity to the residence but I’m comfortable […]Read More Quirks of a Temporary Home