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Los Angeles Homelessness

Top 10 Highlights of 2013 in Ending Homelessness in Los Angeles

Joel John Roberts | Posted 02.28.2014 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

There are signs that angelic efforts are on the way in Los Angeles to reduce homelessness, despite the debate over public feeding, homelessness in their public libraries and Union Train Station, and the fact that the region has 58,000 people who are homeless.

'Our Obligation'

Los Angeles Daily News | Susan Abram | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

A residential program that will help 60 homeless moms manage mental health illnesses, gain stable housing and find employment celebrated its grand ope...

End Homelessness By 2016?

Los Angeles Daily News | Christina Villacorte | Posted 09.14.2013 | Los Angeles

Amid a spike in homelessness in Los Angeles County, hundreds of nonprofit organizations, government agencies and business and philanthropic leaders vo...

A Permanent Home Just in Time for the Holidays

Downtown Women's Center | Posted 01.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Downtown Women's Center

Now more than ever, it is important to look to effective models of serving the homeless community and implement them across our urban cities most affected by this issue.

Is the Federal Government Misdirecting Homelessness Funds?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 01.20.2013 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Common sense dictates that the government should invest these funds into communities where homelessness is most acute. But are they doing that? Sadly, no.

LA Family Housing on Family Homelessness

Mark Horvath | Posted 12.21.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

I support the "Housing First" model, but so often chronic homeless individuals are placed into an apartment without adequate support.

Living in Gratitude

Greg White | Posted 10.08.2012 | Los Angeles
Greg White

I always face a conundrum -- do I give a homeless person a dollar to ease their struggle, or does that make them successful as beggars and keep them oppressed?

Kathleen Miles

PHOTOS: Beautiful New Apartments For Silver Lake's Homeless

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.30.2012 | Los Angeles

Jamie Hill slept on the street for the first time when she was 12 years old. Over the years, she went from sleeping in motels with her mother to foste...

Los Angeles Confronts Its Homelessness Reputation

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

At a time when cities across the country have made significant progress over the past decade in reducing the number of homeless, in no small part by b...