What would you do if you lost your job and then, your home?
There are countless Bay area residents who never thought they’d be without a bed. But this long recession has pushed thousands of households to the brink. And women are a growing percentage of those in need.
The New Homeless
In some counties, emergency service to families is up more than 40%, and calls for help are up tenfold over a year ago.
Yet support for homeless programs – from government, private donors and corporations – is down…and we are in crisis.
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Another Viewpoint: The New Homeless
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