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Maureen C. Gilmer Indianapolis Star Published 5:45 p.m. UTC Aug 9, 2018 If you've spent any time in Downtown Indianapolis, you've seen them. The city's homeless sit — and often sleep — on the sidewalks, under bridges, in alleys. Whether afflicted by mental illness, addiction, poverty or abuse, the people living on the street rely on the kindness of strangers and outreach workers who try to connect them with health care, veterans' benefits, food and shelter. Now comes a plan to end the city's chronic homelessness by 2023. Led by the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention & Prevention (CHIP) and the city of Indianapolis, the initiative is the result of more than a year of collaboration among multiple partners. The plan's cost isn't yet clear and backers intend to seek financing through various public and private sources, but it mirrors efforts in other U.S. cities in its focus on finding more permanent … [Read more...] about Indianapolis has a 5-year plan to end homelessness. Here’s what it looks like.
Researchers from across the country are meeting in Calgary for the 3rd Annual Homelessness Data Sharing Initiative to connect and to share data on ending homelessness in Canada /EIN News/ -- CALGARY, Alberta, May 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On May 28 & 29, 2018 the Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) and the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy are hosting the 3rd Annual Canadian Homelessness Data Sharing Initiative. Researchers’ nation-wide will come together for this two day event to analyze and assess how we, as a sector, can use our data to make a difference. This annual event has created Canada-wide communications, collaboration and partnerships between researchers focused on ending homelessness. By sharing data related to homelessness with other researchers, it becomes possible to support new and more impactful analysis and produce more accurate results to inform the allocation of resources towards ending homelessness in our communities. … [Read more...] about Canadian researchers ending homelessness in communities
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Downtown Milwaukee parking meters enlisted in campaign to end homelessness Revenue from seven downtown Milwaukee parking meters will go to community-giving campaign to end chronic homelessness. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Don Behm, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 12:21 p.m. CT Sept. 13, 2017 | Updated 12:56 p.m. CT Sept. 13, 2017 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE All coins shoved into seven downtown Milwaukee parking meters will be contributed to a new community-giving program to help end … [Read more...] about Downtown Milwaukee parking meters enlisted in campaign to end homelessness
Close to 200 landlords from across the County attended a HouseLA event to learn about programs that offer financial incentives in exchange for partnering with the County of Los Angeles, Cities of Los Angeles and Santa Monica, and non-profit service providers, to end LA’s homelessness crisis. Chair of the Board, Sheila Kuehl, Third District Supervisor, and officials from each City shared information about the Homeless Incentive Program (HIP), which provides financial incentives to landlords who agree to accept subsidized tenants holding County or City issued vouchers such as Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing or Section 8 vouchers. The HIP is part of an unprecedented and comprehensive effort by Los Angeles County and partner cities to end homelessness. It is comprised of three major components: One-month payment to hold the rental unit while a tenant is referred. Move-in assistance to homeless individuals such as money for the security deposit, essential furnishings, and … [Read more...] about Landlord Outreach Event Aims to End Homelessness