Supplemental Security Income for those with disabilities is not enough when homeless — it hasn’t kept pace with rent increases and gaining any income means a loss in
Domestic violence often causes homelessness, pushing victims into a situation that can allow even more victimization. By Andrew Fraieli Domestic violence can be a cause, and a result,
Not all panhandling money is spent on alcohol and drugs, and even admitting having a problem and looking for services doesn’t mean they can be found or are
A man named Jerry pushing even farther to find shelter By Jim Lunsford Jerry was one of those smart people on the streets without any direction. I think
The COSAC Foundation keeps track of all requests for shelter it receives. Here is a sampling of that information ranging from 2018 to 2021. By Andrew Fraieli
Florida has one of the highest rates of assault and victimization of those experiencing homelessness. So much so, Florida made us a protected class, but it hasn’t helped.