On more than one occasion I’ve stated that homelessness is a community issue.
There are some similarities regarding the types of services offered by many cities to their area homeless. Generally, these services do not come from the local governments themselves. Most often they are provided by one or more privately run organizations. However, since they rely heavily on donations from members of the community, there is a lack of funding to provide more than just the most basic of services: a meal and a bed. (more…)