June 17, 2013

JC Hayward Features Calvary Women's Services…

Calvary Women’s Services was featured today on WUSA 9’s Hero Central – a segment that highlights those who give of themselves to help others. Hero Central is hosted by longtime Calva…
May 21, 2013

Increasing Digital Resources for People Who a…

Last month, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced the winner of their Project REACH (Real-time Electronic Access for Caregivers and the Homeless) initiative: a mobile application that provide…
March 8, 2013

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

“The percentage of women among sheltered veterans increased by 1.8 percentage points between 2010 and 2011 and by 2.3 percentage points since 2009.” http://huff.to/15CgTT9 Today we celebrate Inte…
March 1, 2013

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

“A shortage of affordable housing for larger families with four or more children is a big factor behind crowded conditions at the District’s main family homeless shelter…” http://wapo.st/…
February 22, 2013

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

A source of stress-relief for the 600 homeless children at D.C. General shelter: http://wapo.st/WLMLB3 A “history” of homelessness in D.C.: http://wapo.st/XKyPVl What the sequestration may mean f…
February 15, 2013

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Hot topic this week: Homeless children and families in DC and around the country. Washington Post’s two-part feature on the 600 kids living at the D.C. General shelter (http://wapo.st/VPEwBB) and ho…
February 8, 2013

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

“Many fewer families have been placed in hotels this winter versus last winter,” but struggles for homeless families in D.C. still persist: http://wapo.st/YZxvnY New study finds that smoking rate…
February 1, 2013

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Cool business model – this bike rack business in Cleveland employs men who are homeless to help give them a fresh start: http://bit.ly/XNru70 “Successful and Schizophrenic:” one woman’s inspi…
January 29, 2013

The Dangers of Hypothermia

Men and women who are homeless are vulnerable on the streets in so many ways. They may suffer from untreated medical conditions, hunger, or even become the victims of violence. But the winter months p…
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