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Are Medical Expenses Forcing Homelessness?: A Mother’s Choice

We learn early on that the human body is a truly remarkable, durable, resilient, and yet- fragile frame that carries us throughout our life. Our bodies allow us to hug, laugh, cry, dance, exercise, eat, learn, and grow. Sometimes, however, our bodies cannot effectively fight off illness or withstand accidents.

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Veteran Beams with Pride Over New Job & Future

When I first sat down with Keith Shepperson, a navy veteran, I was visiting the shelter to highlight the story of clients during Veterans’ Season. In the end, I walked away from our interview truly inspired by his overwhelmingly positive outlook on life – despite his housing crisis. I wondered

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Family Homeless Because of Neighborhood Violence

When you think of your family, is there anything you wouldn’t do to ensure their safety? Resident at our Family Shelter, Dorothy, risked everything to move her family out of a toxic neighborhood and, consequently, accepted the reality that she would be homeless. Dorothy was living in Brooklyn, New York

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“What I’ve Learned from HomeAgain”

Driving through the city you can’t help but notice that man on the corner or that woman bundled up at the bus stop. They are asking for money or food, and 9 times out of 10 you probably try and avoid eye contact. But I bet you always ask yourself

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A Million Ways to Help

It is very hard for us not to feel a bit sad or ashamed when we fail to acknowledge a homeless person on a corner sleeping, or begging for money. Our primary instinct is to simply give them what they want. Some of us, instead, will give them food, water or

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How Employers Can Prevent or Prolong Homelessness

As soon as you hit the age where you are legally able to work, you are constantly told to get a job and start making money. When you’re an adult and do not have a job then you are looked down on. You are seen as lazy and incapable. During my

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VETERAN HOMELESSNESS PT. 4

In our newest infographic learn about factors such as brain injury and PTSD and how they contribute to veteran homelessness. Click the image to enlarge or use this link: VetSeason4

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Why Volunteers Matter

So many of the things we do would not be possible without the hard work and dedication of our great volunteers. They embody HomeAgain’s values and desire to help make a different in our clients’ lives. These are selfless, generous people who dedicate their time and resources to such a

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Keys to Creating Partnerships

There are many people in the community who seek partnerships but have a hesitant approach when effectively networking with others. Some may ask: Am I making an effective first impression? Am I coming off genuine or am I coming off in a way that looks like we have our own agendas

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