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  • helps homeless children
  • Love in the Mirror ( http://www.loveinthemirror.org ) helps homeless children obtain not only the food, clothing and school supplies they need in everyday life, but also provides programs to empower children to succeed in their future endeavors, and hopefully make a difference in this world. (prweb.com)
  • adults
  • Homeless Arizona young adults, ages 18-25, were interviewed for this study. (sharedhope.org)
  • When asked if they had been pressured or forced into having sex for money, drugs, food, clothing, a place to stay or for protection, 66 young homeless adults - one in three - identified as being a sex trafficking victim. (sharedhope.org)
  • HIV infection among homeless adults and runaway youth, United States, 1989-1992. (springer.com)
  • At times like these we can begin to imagine the day by day, life-or-death perils facing the homeless children and adults in our communities. (burlingtonfreepress.com)
  • The "Someone to run with" project in Tel Aviv caters to young adults, aged 18-25, who are often addicted to drugs, homeless, or simply have nowhere to turn. (jpost.com)
  • The children are missing a parent or authority figure, because their parents don't function or are not around - we are the adults in their lives," added Shaprut. (jpost.com)
  • Despite the grave dangers, few adults show interest in Saroo, alone and lost in this sea of humanity with scores of other children sleeping rough and struggling to survive. (wsws.org)
  • A representative from the organization - which organizes athletic competitions for children and adults with intellectual disabilities - will be on hand at Sullivan House this afternoon to officially receive the donation. (arlnow.com)
  • 2016
  • For the past five years its proceeds have been donated to Eva's Initiatives for Homeless Youth , which organized the 2016 walk with assistance from the Trek for Teens Foundation. (ucc.on.ca)
  • help
  • The goal of these services is to help every child overcome their crisis, achieve emotional and physical stability, and return to the world to achieve their dreams. (covenanthouse.org)
  • One of the few studies examining methods to help homeless youth found that a comprehensive intervention program can indeed dramatically improve their life situation. (innovations-report.com)
  • The results are important, Slesnick said, because few previous studies have tried to determine how to best help homeless youth who are not with parents or other guardians. (innovations-report.com)
  • We can be proud of all that Vermonters do to help all of our children, including the great work of the Vermont Coalition of Runaway & Homeless Youth Programs (VCRHYP), which has been serving homeless young people for the last 32 years. (burlingtonfreepress.com)
  • We are seeking donations of basic supplies to help these homeless and/or impoverished students A longtime family friend started a movement called 'Rise Above Poverty' which directly provides them with these basic needs, and we will be passing all of the donations directly into their capable hands. (gofundme.com)
  • To some, it is an innovative way to help children who often have special needs. (csmonitor.com)
  • Armando says he wants to do more to help but that he's just a kid. (fresnobee.com)
  • The Russells saw how pajamas, a stuffed animal and a little bit of love can go a long way, and they were inspired to help more children like Miracle. (liherald.com)
  • The organization operates numerous social welfare programs for youth, including "hafuch al hafuch" counseling centers, "friendship" vans which operate nightly in 18 cities and towns, offering immediate help to distressed youth and "Migdalor" centers where youth can work on academic studies an engage in extracurricular activities in a safe environment. (jpost.com)
  • The first step is to register these children to collect important data such as for medical records, then securely share this information with local government agencies and help centers, where children gain access to essential vaccinations, nutrition programs, psychological support and more. (fujitsu.com)
  • Fujitsu PalmSecure recognition technology is a key component of itwillbe.org's dedicated Child Protection People mobile app (PPa), used by social workers in a voluntary process to enroll and later identify and help vulnerable children. (fujitsu.com)
  • I agree - great to see these kids learning so many skills and lessons, and giving their talents and money to help others. (arlnow.com)
  • From our Discussion Guide to our Youth Action Guide , these resources help make takeaways from the film relevant and actionable. (kartemquin.com)
  • Better understanding the factors underlying racial/ethnic differences in daily smoking among homeless youth may help inform programs to reduce smoking in this population. (naquitline.org)
  • Incorporating these elements may help reduce the large racial/ethnic disparities in daily smoking among homeless youth. (naquitline.org)
  • Co-founder Jack Little said that he felt compelled to do something to help when he found out his son's classmate was homeless and did not have sufficient food to eat. (thecoastnews.com)
  • To help their families, many children also become migrant workers at a young age. (issuu.com)
  • Barak
  • Barak describes the early discussions and definitions of vagrancy laws, in which children were referred to as waifs and were included in the definition of hobos, tramps, vagabonds, beggars, and bums. (encyclopedia.com)
  • We are very excited to let the public take part in this event marking the progress and growth of Elem, which throughout its 30 years has warmly embraced tens of thousands of youth at risk and in need," said Nava Barak, President of Elem. (jpost.com)
  • assists youth
  • Our staff assists youth in finding long-term housing and offers support with budgeting, job retention skills and beyond. (covenanthouse.org)
  • The project operates a drop-in center providing humanitarian aid and assists youth in finding temporary living arrangements. (jpost.com)
  • Similar to the Tel Aviv project, "Galgal" in Jerusalem assists youth aged 16-25, many of whom are involved with drugs, alcohol, or criminal activities. (jpost.com)
  • Also, smoking prevention programs may benefit from incorporating a social network-based approach that assists youth in fostering relationships with lower-risk peers, as well as addressing other forms of substance use. (naquitline.org)
  • streets
  • Extreme poverty, abandonment, violence and abuse force children away from their homes and into the streets. (covenanthouse.org)
  • Our teams build relationships and work to transition these kids from life on the streets to life at Casa Alianza. (covenanthouse.org)
  • Pre-Community provides a critical bridge from the streets for homeless children. (covenanthouse.org)
  • Children and teens who come in directly from the streets need urgent support and care - and a space where they will be protected, loved, listened to and respected. (covenanthouse.org)
  • The six-month study of homeless youth in Albuquerque found that teens who completed the program significantly reduced their substance abuse and depression and increased their social stability, including the number of days living off the streets, compared to those who received standard treatment. (innovations-report.com)
  • One study in Colorado suggests it costs about $5,887 to permanently move a homeless youth off the streets, while it cost $53,665 to maintain a youth in the criminal justice system for a year. (innovations-report.com)
  • For millions of homeless and abandoned youth around the world, it is but one of the many insidious and heartbreaking consequences of living on the streets: substance abuse. (salesianmissions.org)
  • Yet no matter where they are, or whether or not they have a collective name, countless marginalized youth -- in Nairobi and Kathmandu, in Myanmar and Somalia, and across the developing world -- struggle every day with addictions that further dampen their chances of escaping life on the streets. (salesianmissions.org)
  • According to Shaprut the longer the youth spend on the streets, the harder it is for them to get out of the life of crime, prostitution or drug abuse. (jpost.com)
  • working mothers
  • Children Today ( http://www.childrentoday.org ) was founded by working mothers Theresa Bixby and Jennifer Fitzgerald after they saw an infant wandering along a street in Long Beach, California with no parent in sight. (prweb.com)
  • factors
  • Studies of homeless children have differed in terms of the assessment instruments employed, the degree of statistical power afforded by sample size, selection of comparison groups, enrollment procedures, and other factors. (hhs.gov)
  • A convenience sample of 120 homeless families (children n=236) provided predictor factors at intake and one month later. (jhu.edu)
  • engage
  • Homeless youth are often seen as difficult to engage and difficult to treat," said Natasha Slesnick, lead author of the study and associate professor of human development and family science at Ohio State University. (innovations-report.com)
  • Welfare
  • Child Welfare 77(2): 195-207. (springer.com)
  • Where do children who live in a public park or welfare hotel do homework? (csmonitor.com)
  • In Orange County, Calif., for instance, the Board of Education has two motor homes that it uses as traveling classrooms to serve the "chronic" homeless - those living in cars, parks, under bridges, or at welfare hotels. (csmonitor.com)
  • poverty
  • In the face of poverty, neglect and violence, we make it our mission to offer every homeless child the absolute respect and unconditional love they deserve. (covenanthouse.org)
  • We've developed a dynamic model - our Continuum of Care - that includes Crisis Care as well as all the long-term counseling, tools and support children need to create new lives - free of violence and poverty. (covenanthouse.org)
  • A new partnership with charities No More Poverty, Love in the Mirror and the Smart & Final Charitable Foundation was recently formed to benefit homeless children associated with the Children Today organization in Long Beach. (prweb.com)
  • Children Today has 50 kids running about in new shoes thanks to the generous donation of No More Poverty and its co-founders Julian Omidi and Michael Omidi, MD, the Smart & Final Charitable Foundation and Love in the Mirror and its co-founder Jonas Corona. (prweb.com)
  • Thank you No More Poverty and Smart & Final for giving the kids at Children Today the new shoes. (prweb.com)
  • We know from experience that education provides the best opportunity for marginalized youth to break the chains of poverty," says Father Mark Hyde, director of Salesian Missions. (salesianmissions.org)
  • Sara A. Brown (1922) lists reasons children ran away from home during the early twentieth century: death of parents, abusive home life, broken homes, feeblemindedness, delinquency, and poverty. (encyclopedia.com)
  • New Beginnings works with children who live in high-poverty urban and rural areas in central and western Maine. (washingtontimes.com)
  • awareness
  • Noting that children who find them selves on the street some time during the shcool year are 60-percent more likely to drop out of school than the average student, State Senator Wayne Fontana (D-Pittsburgh) introduced a resolution last week declaring the Week of October 14th Homeless Children's Awareness Week in the commonwealth. (wesa.fm)
  • The mission of Shan Youth Power is to encourage youth to participate in social and democratic development through education, awareness-raising, and capacity building. (issuu.com)
  • Angeles
  • They're small in number, but a potent reminder that the squeaky-clean city of Santa Clarita - which once tried to ship transients to Los Angeles - has a home-grown homeless problem that's becoming more obvious and harder to manage. (latimes.com)
  • LOS ANGELES - KERISHA COX used to leave for school before 7 a.m., usually walk several blocks to get there, and then, because her family was homeless, return to whatever relative's apartment they were staying at that night.Now the fourth-grader simply climbs out of bed, strolls across a courtyard, and enters a one-room schoolhouse that is short on commutes and long on companions. (csmonitor.com)
  • Data come from a probability sample of homeless youth in Los Angeles County collected between 2008 and 2009. (naquitline.org)
  • 1991
  • 1991) study in Philadelphia made the questionable choice of having children in a health clinic serve as the housed comparison group. (hhs.gov)
  • provides
  • Mustard Seed is a free, private school that provides a safe, nurturing and structured learning environment for homeless children ages 3 to 15 years old. (prweb.com)
  • He started a nonprofit, Live Again Fresno , that provides free meals, after-school mentoring, and community field trips for the children on Parkway Drive. (fresnobee.com)
  • Alfonso Portillo, 4, holds up a cookie he decorated during an end-of-the-year celebration put on by Live Again Fresno, a local nonprofit that provides assistance to kids living in motel housing. (fresnobee.com)
  • Lendy Morales and her son Victor Morales, both of Vista, take home a backpack full of food from the We've Got Your Back nonprofit organization that provides food to homeless school children. (thecoastnews.com)
  • COAST CITIES - We've Got Your Back is a nonprofit that provides food to homeless school children in North County. (thecoastnews.com)
  • Shan Youth Power provides migrant Shan children and youth in Thailand with educational opportunities in English and Shan language, math and basic computing skills, in addition to public health trainings, community development projects, and a newsletter with information about the political and social situations facing the Shan community. (issuu.com)
  • School
  • Forty volunteers from the Sacramento office of Milgard® Windows & Doors worked hard to paint and refresh the Mustard Seed School for homeless children. (prweb.com)
  • The kids felt the difference immediately when they came back to school on Monday. (prweb.com)
  • The Mustard Seed School was established in 1989 and has helped over 4,500 children. (prweb.com)
  • Any child in the US could be at risk of being trafficked, but a new study released this winter by the Arizona State University School of Social Work, and funded by the McCain Institute for International Leadership , highlights youth who face multiple vulnerabilities putting them at high risk for trafficking. (sharedhope.org)
  • It's very sad that some kids don't have food, clothes, toys and can't even go to school. (prweb.com)
  • Rosa was surprised to learn there are so many homeless children in the school system who are from other regions of the state. (sentinelandenterprise.com)
  • The Imagine School House is an experiment in dealing with a growing social problem: the education of homeless children. (csmonitor.com)
  • We are trying to get kids to the level where they can fit into the L.A. school system," says Ms. Bianconi, L.A. Family Corporation's director of housing. (csmonitor.com)
  • That number, school officials say, has jumped 44 percent from an average of 624 homeless children the system handled in the 2001-02 school year. (bridges4kids.org)
  • Orange County also estimates that there are 3,240 homeless children living in the county, ranging from babies and toddlers too young for classes to teenagers who dropped out of school. (bridges4kids.org)
  • Experts say the instability of being homeless leads to depression, anxiety and stress, plus school transfers, absences and low grades. (bridges4kids.org)
  • Almost half of all homeless children do not attend school on a regular basis, missing 15 or more days in a three-month period, according to the U.S. Department of Education. (bridges4kids.org)
  • They spend their after-school hours in a program with about 40 other homeless kids. (bridges4kids.org)
  • Weekend food is provided for children who usually receive free meals at school. (thecoastnews.com)
  • The number of children in Vista Unified School District who are homeless is astronomical," Samantha Betanzos, income support specialist for North County Lifeline, said. (thecoastnews.com)
  • And many children do not pursue an education because their families, who newly arrive in Thailand, do not have enough money to send their children to school and have other expenses like ID cards they need to pay for. (issuu.com)
  • This school, called Shan Youth Power (SYP), gives free education to Shan migrant children. (issuu.com)
  • As their parents or family have to move to another place to work and the children have to stop going to school to follow their families. (issuu.com)
  • I am one of the migrant children who had the opportunity to study in the SYP School. (issuu.com)
  • young
  • Kids as young as eight find themselves forced into gang violence or the sex industry, with little hope of escape. (covenanthouse.org)
  • Inwood resident and 2004 Lawrence High Schoo l graduate Nicole Russell has been dedicated to providing comfort to children and young teens in foster care and poor communities since she and her mother, Angie John, founded the Precious Dreams Foundation three years ago. (liherald.com)
  • Eventually
  • Eventually, we hope our algorithms can de deployed nationwide (even worldwide) in order to protect the lives of thousands of homeless youth. (cra.org)
  • Homeless and unable to explain where he came from, Saroo was eventually adopted by a middle class Australian couple and grew up in Tasmania. (wsws.org)
  • recognize
  • Children and teens are given the tools to recognize and develop individual skills and knowledge. (covenanthouse.org)
  • The Fujitsu palm vein readers were chosen by itwillbe.org as a reliable, quick and safe way to register and recognize the estimated 11 million homeless children living in India, to be able to provide them with essential medical, emotional and educational support in one of its 81 dedicated rehabilitation centers throughout the country. (fujitsu.com)
  • You would not recognize these kids when you see them," Little said. (thecoastnews.com)
  • ages
  • Portillo has been living in one of the Parkway Drive motels for nearly a year with her three youngest children - ages 4, 6 and 7. (fresnobee.com)
  • The nonprofit organization assembles and delivers gift bags with bedtime items to children of all ages to promote pleasant dreams as well as the confidence to set goals and follow their aspirations. (liherald.com)
  • The sample includes 116 African American, 99 Hispanic, and 119 White youth with ages ranging from 13 to 24. (naquitline.org)
  • organization
  • New Beginnings executive director Chris Bicknell says the grant will allow the organization to serve hundreds of children. (washingtontimes.com)
  • I'm so proud of this organization because we're making a significant impact on New York's most vulnerable youth. (liherald.com)
  • The nonprofit organization helping youth in distress, will celebrate 30 years of charitable work next week at a fundraising event in Tel Aviv. (jpost.com)
  • The organization has been operating for a year and is currently serving 75 children in Vista and Oceanside schools. (thecoastnews.com)
  • prevention
  • A risk profile of street youth in northern California: Implications for gender-specific human immunodeficiency virus prevention. (springer.com)
  • dreams
  • As we grow, we save more dreams and it not only makes an impact on each child but it inevitably makes a difference in our communities. (liherald.com)
  • We try to pick a speaker who the children can relate to and look up to," said Martine Cauthen, a close friend of Russell and long time volunteer of the Precious Dreams Foundation. (liherald.com)
  • centers
  • Once youth arrive at the centers it is essentially up to them to decide whether or not they want to rehabilitate into society. (jpost.com)
  • million
  • Up to 2 million youth are estimated to leave home prematurely each year, an estimate that is probably too low, she said. (innovations-report.com)
  • This spring, the National Association of State Coordinators for Education of Homeless Children and Youth estimated the number between 310,000 and 1.6 million. (csmonitor.com)
  • Congress earmarked $25 million for the education of homeless children this year - nearly four times what it spent a year ago. (csmonitor.com)
  • In 2014, Elem will receive an estimated NIS 48 million towards managing projects for youth at risk, with NIS 12 million valued as volunteer hours. (jpost.com)
  • local
  • I trust either they did not encounter the red tape/regulatory prohibitions other kids with lemonade stands have from local bureaucracies in this nation, i.e., sign ordinances advertising their lemonade stand, health dept. permits, zoning and business/soliciting licensing, or perhaps they were able to satisfactorily address those concerns? (arlnow.com)
  • rehabilitation
  • This takes a longer time but in the end it comes from the children and once they do the rehabilitation process happens fast," explained Shaprut. (jpost.com)
  • Following the rehabilitation process, an Elem volunteer remains in contact with the youth in an effort to prevent relapses and offer a steady stream of support. (jpost.com)
  • proceeds
  • Kids who have little or nothing giving their proceeds to Special Olympics…a class act. (arlnow.com)
  • percent
  • The youth assigned to CRA showed a 37 percent reduction in drug and alcohol abuse, compared to just a 17 percent reduction for the others. (innovations-report.com)
  • One hundred percent of their donations benefits their mission, and they have provided more than 1,500 comfort bags to children in New York and New Jersey. (liherald.com)