Risk: we take a risk when we shelter those who have forgotten how to be housed. It is frustration and sadness and irritation to learn someone has damages the property by doing something avoidable. Also, it is expensive. Alas, we repair and they another day and succeed. bit by bit, we teach Housing and show […]Read More The Risk of Housing the homeless
Hey guys, So we’ve been hanging out here for over a decade (if you have been here since the beginning). When I started this in an Excalibur hotel room in Las Vegas, I was a little buzzed and talking to my friends Bonnie and Isabel. They did not understand why I spend my days on […]Read More FAILURE . . .
I am still feeling sick about the #Charleston AME shooting last night. I have heard it is not #Terrorism because it isn’t politically motivated and the shooter was “mentally disturbed”. Umm, Sitting Senator Clementa Pinckney was one of the nine victims murdered. I would call that a political shooting, wouldn’t you? At any rate … […]Read More Help the Charleston Families and Other Assistance agencies in the Neighborhood.
Homeless Veteran in need of help? Call 1-877-4AID VET (1-877-424-3838) The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) has founded a National Call Center for Homeless Veterans hotline to ensure that homeless Veterans or Veterans at-risk for homelessness have free, 24/7 access to trained counselors. The hotline is intended to assist homeless Veterans and their families, VA Medical Centers, federal, state […]Read More Homeless Veteran Services
” How important is it that I pay rent ?”. As jaw droppingly stupid as hearing those words from someone who is expecting a new car tomorrow is – I heard them last night. Often homelessness is caused – not by lack of resources- but by the unwise spending of resources. (Gas to go far […]Read More Learning to be Housed
and childhood @pathpartners and @pathachieve. #fbRead More Celebrate the Little One’s Joys
#fb You can have a bank account with more than $100 in it – if it is restricted for finding housing … first and last month’s rent, deposit on housing, etc. Don’t touch it for anything else – not even to buy a stick of gum. This is from the 2008 SB 1341 that you […]Read More A Surprising fact: CalWORKS and Saving for a Housing
The problems I am facing today and how I would solve them if I could.Read More I don’t know how to help
Federal funds were released through the County Board of Supervisors on Aug 31, 2010 to these three agencies serving the homeless in LA. Union Station is based in Pasadena California, PATH has the PATH Mall and smaller satellite sites (PATH Achieve in Glendale being my favorite – however Joel John Roberts and Carlos Gonzalez in the […]Read More PATH, Union Station and VOA awarded funds
the TYP to end Homelessness in Knoxville has it’s own website http://knoxtenyearplan.org and actively responds to comments and questions. Transparency and connection with the community – I like it.Read More Knoxville Tenn. openly discussed 10 year plan