Resources on Homelessness

National Data & Reports

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness:  http://www.usich.gov

National Alliance to End Homelessness: http://www.endhomelessness.org/

National Coalition for the Homeless: http://nationalhomeless.org/

The Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness: http://www.icphusa.org/

100,000 Homes Campaign: http://100khomes.org/

Virginia Department of Housing & Community Development: http://www.dhcd.virginia.gov/index.php/housing-programs-and-assistance.html

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development: http://www.hud.gov

Resources for College Students:

http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/homeless-student-guide/

Addiction Resources:

https://addictionresource.com/addiction/substance-abuse-and-homelessness/

https://quitsmokingcommunity.org/smoking-among-homeless/

Mainstream Media:

Million-Dollar Murray article by Malcolm Gladwell, originally published in The New Yorker: http://gladwell.com/million-dollar-murray/

Without a Home: documentary about 5 people experiencing homelessness over several years: http://www.amazon.com/Without-Home-Rachael-Fleischer/dp/B00LQMBCNK/ref=sr_1_9?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1407532909&sr=1-9&keywords=homeless

It Was a Wonderful Life: documentary about women who live in their cars in California: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107232/

Dark Days: documentary about people living underground in NYC: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0235327/

Touching Home: movie about a chronically homeless man and his relationship with his sons: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0860870/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

Homeless: Motel Kids of Orange County: documentary about families living in motels: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1706603/

Breaking Night A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard, by Liz Murray (book)

Same Kind of Different as Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together, by Ron Hall (book)

Homeless, In My Own Words: True Stories of Homeless Mothers, by Gail Lukasik (book)

Tell Them Who I Am: The Lives of Homeless Women, by Elliot Liebow (book)

Invisible Innocence: My Story as a Homeless Youth, by Maria Fabian & Fred Smith (book)

Rachel & Her Children: Homeless Families in America, by Jonathan Kozol (book)

Homeless at Age 13 to a College Graduate: An Autobiography, by Anthony Ross (book)