Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • At a time when the country has seen a decrease in the number of homeless veterans overall, the number of female veterans who are homeless has more than doubled: http://on.msnbc.com/xTcTqg
  • Ever wonder how the government puts together data on veteran homelessness? http://bit.ly/zDqve8
  • Some areas are seeing more and more people in their 50’s and 60’s experiencing homelessness: http://nydn.us/ymZM9e
  • Montgomery Country is struggling with increased need for mental health services, while budget cuts loom. http://bit.ly/wrMBJt
  • Local unemployment update: Maryland and the District saw improvements in December, while Virginia’s unemployment numbers held steady: http://wapo.st/Afbx8u
  •  Could new domestic violence screening efforts help more women escape violent situations? http://lat.ms/zVlS8x

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