Homeless helped with food and supplies: 19,594 people

Homelessness Related News

Remember. Honor. Change.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Many people in communities across the country work each and everyday to support people who are identified as homeless or at risk of homelessness.  The work, for the most part is heartfelt, often perceived as never-ending due to among other things, the overwhelming need for safe, secure, low-cost affordable housing….

Learn More

We Called for Presentations – And You Answered

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

For the upcoming Innovations and Solutions to End Unsheltered Homelessness Conference, the Alliance staff tried something new: we asked you for presentation proposals to help shape the content of our conference. This was an effort to lift up and highlight the rich expertise of people in our field – from…

Learn More

Preparing for the Point-in-Time Count: Why Focusing on Older Adults Matters

Monday, December 5, 2022

National data about the prevalence of homelessness among older adults, including by race, gender, and other demographic characteristics, are needed to sound the alarm and galvanize a national response to ending older adult homelessness. Each year, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) takes a Point-in-Time (PIT) Count to…

Learn More

Janae’s Story

Monday, December 5, 2022

We need to share Janae’s story. It doesn’t have a happy ending. Not yet. This time of year, most families are looking forward to the holidays. Not Janae’s. She worried about where to sleep. Having a roof over their heads. Things you and I may not worry about. Her story…

Learn More

What Impact Could the Incoming Congress Have on Homelessness?

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

While some communities are still counting votes, there are enough final results to provide a general idea of what the 118th Congress will look like. This post will give my initial thoughts about how Congress has changed, and what that means for advocating to end homelessness. The Breakdown First, let’s…

Learn More

Expressing Gratitude, Looking Forward

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

As 2022 comes to a close, here at the National Alliance to End Homelessness we are thinking about all of the things we are grateful for – but also about the work ahead of us. We want to share a little about both with you, our supporters and partners. Expressing…

Learn More

Let’s PREVENT homelessness this Thanksgiving

Monday, November 21, 2022

What if this Thanksgiving there were fewer families experiencing homelessness? This isn’t a pipedream, it is possible. With support from people like you, we can prevent homelessness this Thanksgiving BEFORE it happens. Preventing families from experiencing the trauma of homelessness isn’t just the right thing to do. Preventing homelessness is also…

Learn More

Honoring Trans Day of Remembrance

Friday, November 18, 2022

As we move towards the end of 2022 I am drawn to reflect on the year and our work – specifically our impact on people who continue to be marginalized and disproportionately experience homelessness. Today, I am reflecting on the lives of our transgender friends and neighbors that were lost…

Learn More

SOAR is Designed to Increase Access to SSI/SSDI Income Supports

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Connecting people to housing is central to the work to end homelessness. Providers also have a responsibility to connect people experiencing homelessness to mainstream resources. Accessing the income and health care benefits that Supplemental Security Income (SSI)/Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides can be a critical step for individuals who…

Learn More

We are here to help.

Contact us if you need help locating your missing family member or friend. Please tell us what you need, and we will contact you as soon as possible.