Homelessness is a major concern in many parts of the world. We will attempt to discuss various areas of it and possible solutions to this growing crisis.

In order for Growing Us Home to help the many people in this situation, we all need to have a good understanding of the causes of it, consequences and possible solutions for all the different concerns within the homeless population.

Below is a list of various topics about the Homeless including some everyday concerns they have, especially once a person or family becomes a homeless - how do they eat, what do they eat, where do they go when their home is lost, sleeping securely - especially with children, etc. etc.

Homelessness Causes and Concerns

Graph illustrating rising costs of housing and rentals

Why Are People Homeless is a good area to start. There are  many reason that we talk about on this page. Losing a job, a disabled Veteran, rising cost of housing, etc. Read more Here....

Food for Homeless showing person holding a vine bunch of tomatoes

Food for Homeless has so many different connotations - what can they eat and keep fresh, what can food banks do, what can farms and agriculture do to help. We discuss many areas of this topic on this page. Read more Here...

Homeless person receiving a shot by a medical person

Care for Homeless is difficult on many levels. Homeless move, get exposed to lots of illnesses and don't typically eat or sleep well. Fortunately, the federal government stepped up to help the health care side of things with the Homeless Assistance Act of 1987, initially authorizing the Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Program. Then, in 1996 ... Read more....

Map illustrating how many homeless in each state

How Many Homeless in America is difficult to be certain. Different regions will have different views on how big of an issue homelessness really is.

There is a lot of disparity of how many homeless in America between different cities and states. Read more...

City street showing homeless tents all down the block

Number of Homeless in US has been increasing, especially around cities throughout the country. How many and what has changed over time will be discussed here. We will also look at how many are really homeless. According to the 2020 Annual Homeless Assessment Report from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the number of homeless in the US is 580,466. Read more...

Help with Housing for Homeless shows family living on street at bus stop

Help with Housing for Homeless is an ongoing need. We'll discuss various ways and services that are available to help homeless people. First, we'll discuss those that are facing an eminent crisis of losing their home. Hopefully, that person or family stills has access to a phone or a computer. There's a great organization across the country that is considered the "Front Door" of getting help. It's called the...Read more...

Tent dwelling of homeless under an overpass in a city

At Growing Us Home, our mission is to help the homeless in America. In this article, we dive into what it means and looks like to be homeless in America. Homelessness takes on many forms in America. There are some specific subpopulations that are looked at most closely when quantifying this crisis. Children and youths are a main concern as they are more vulnerable than adults typically. Unaccompanied youths make up about...Read more...

An excellent source of Statistics about this crisis is the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness

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