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Permanent Supportive Housing

Permanent Supportive Housing

PERMANENT SUPPORTIVE HOUSING:  Reducing the Need for Public-Funded Emergency Services  A great number of people who suffer from long-term homelessness also suffer from mental illness and addiction. When a permanent supportive housing option is not available, these people are often at the mercy of [...]
Homelessness Among Seniors Rising

Homelessness Among Seniors Rising

"Adults age 55 and older are the fastest growing population of Minnesotans experiencing homelessness." In recent years, homelessness among seniors--individuals over 55 who are experiencing homelessness--has risen dramatically and will continue to increase. In fact, an a[...]
Transforming Assumptions

Transforming Assumptions

THE CULTURE OF HOMELESSNESS  // Transforming Assumptions  At some point in our lives, most of us have made broad assumptions about what it must be like to experience homelessness, or why people have become homeless or continue to remain homeless. Or maybe we assumed that there are easy ways to get[...]
Rodney's Story: Transforming Assumptions

Rodney's Story: Transforming Assumptions

NEWS FROM THE HEART OF THE CITY Newsletter, Spring 2016 Rodney's Story: Transforming Assumptions Growing up in the small town of Middleton, in rural Ohio, Rodney's story of struggles with addiction was there for most of his life. “Everywhere I went to try to run away from my dru[...]