• streets
  • Well, it seems someone may have come across a woman with a voice just like Houston's on the streets of Los Angeles. (litemiami.com)
  • It is not uncommon for sexual predators to seduce young women who have a low self-esteem, no place to live or no type of resources in order to survive on the streets, by luring them with money, drugs and a place to live," Sheriff Gene Mitchell said. (crimeonline.com)
  • An NBC Investigation reveals why they're being pushed into the streets in alarming numbers, and what's being done to protect the youngest members of the homeless population. (nbcbayarea.com)
  • Dana Lazarovitz, a registered nurse, spends much of her work day on the streets of San Francisco, connecting pregnant homeless women with medical care and housing services. (nbcbayarea.com)
  • mothers
  • The ideal residential center would accommodate women with children by offering housing for children of all ages, 24-hour daycare services, support groups for mothers, and special programs for female veterans with young children. (dol.gov)
  • veterans
  • The Homeless Women Veterans Listening Sessions Report summarizes the information and viewpoints gathered from homeless women veterans and the service providers that assist them. (dol.gov)
  • In support of this mission and the Secretary of Labor's vision for Fiscal Year 2010 and beyond - Good Jobs for Everyone - the WB seeks to help women veterans who are homeless find gainful employment as a critical step to uplifting them to financial stability. (dol.gov)
  • The listening session participants consisted of 75 women veterans who are currently homeless, three women who had recently secured permanent housing, and 86 providers serving this population. (dol.gov)
  • The women veterans ranged in age from mid-20s to early 60s, with the majority in their 40s and 50s, and represented diverse ethnic (African-American 47%, Caucasian 42%, Latino 7%, and Other 4%) and educational (high school to master's degree) backgrounds. (dol.gov)
  • The top priorities of the women veterans were achieving independence, finding permanent housing, obtaining education/training and employment, meeting their financial obligations, as well as fulfilling their parental responsibilities. (dol.gov)
  • Sex-segregated residential centers: The women veterans expressed a desire for sex-segregated residential centers staffed by qualified individuals who are sensitive to the female veteran culture. (dol.gov)
  • Childcare, housing, and programs for female veterans with children : Homeless women veterans are often separated from and lose custody of their children. (dol.gov)
  • As women are increasingly joining the ranks of the military-and their numbers are sure to only increase as more positions open up to them-female veterans are becoming the fastest growing homeless population in the US. (feministing.com)
  • A recent study found that 53 percent of homeless female veterans had experienced military sexual trauma. (feministing.com)
  • This home will be specifically for 17 female veterans. (feministing.com)
  • Women make up a growing number of homeless veterans, a group usually associated with combat-hardened men unable to cope with civilian life. (latimes.com)
  • It just seemed like it was one thing after the other, and I got so far down it was hard to come out of it," said Donaldson, who moved last month into a shelter for female veterans in Fayetteville. (latimes.com)
  • Stephanie Felder, homeless program coordinator for the VA in Fayetteville, outside Ft. Bragg, says 18% of homeless veterans assisted this year are women. (latimes.com)
  • In 2006, Marshall opened her home to homeless female veterans. (latimes.com)
  • Since 2006, the VA has helped almost 3,000 homeless female veterans among the 24,000 homeless veterans from the two wars. (latimes.com)
  • The numbers do not include homeless veterans who have not contacted the VA. (latimes.com)
  • Overall, about 76,000 veterans are homeless in the U.S. on a given night, according to a Department of Housing and Urban Development report. (latimes.com)
  • About 11% of all homeless veterans are in Los Angeles. (latimes.com)
  • During 2009, nearly 136,000 veterans spent at least one night in a homeless shelter. (latimes.com)
  • The agency also helps homeless veterans with housing, substance abuse and PTSD treatment, child care, employment and education. (latimes.com)
  • advocate
  • He finds his way to the 14th Street Legal Clinic, where he meets Mordecai Green, an advocate for the homeless, who asks him to help one night at a homeless shelter. (wikipedia.org)
  • He also meets a lovely young homeless advocate named Megan and they start a relationship. (wikipedia.org)
  • Roberts met with Santa Monica Mayor Pro Tem and homeless advocate Bobby Shriver, Corporation for Supportive Housings President and CEO Carla Javits, and Director/CSH Jonathan Hunter. (wikipedia.org)
  • symptoms
  • The third and final phase of this study will recruit 32 homeless women with symptoms of PTSD, and who did not participate in either of the first two phases of the study. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • A new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has found that homeless women with certain mental health symptoms also are more prone to sexual exploitation. (unl.edu)
  • the Nebraska study examines whether Borderline Personality Disorder symptoms place homeless women at greater risk for sexual exploitation. (unl.edu)
  • people
  • According to nearby residents, this woman has been seen around the food market for 2-3 months now, and on May 10th, many people discovered that this one pregnant woman now had a filthy little infant boy in her arms. (chinasmack.com)
  • Homeless people, in particular, are at risk for experiencing a variety of traumas. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • While previous research has confirmed that "survival sex" - the exchange of sex for food, shelter and protection - is common among homeless people and runaways, few studies have directly examined the contributing causes among homeless women. (unl.edu)
  • People don't realize the impact of being homeless," Handy said. (latimes.com)
  • In 2015, a Swedish art exhibition at Malmö Konsthall titled "The Alien Within: A Living Laboratory of Western Society" included two homeless people from Romania. (wikipedia.org)
  • The homeless people were not accepting money from visitors but were paid at hourly rate by the event organizers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some researchers have conducted studies on the oral health of homeless people in Sweden and found that they have fewer remaining teeth than the general population. (wikipedia.org)
  • Are Homeless People Exploited in Swedish Art Installation? (wikipedia.org)
  • Drake & Sweeney's head partner, deeply troubled by the events, offers to make his entire staff available for pro bono work to assist the clinic in fighting for the rights of homeless people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prisoners are accommodated in seven separate houses with each house accommodating ten to twelve people except for one called Cedar which can accommodate eighteen women. (wikipedia.org)
  • It stars Doris Roberts as a lonely socialite who takes a group of homeless people into her home. (wikipedia.org)
  • To the dismay of Ruth's family and neighbors, several other homeless people also move in with them. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2018
  • NEW YORK , Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Pregnancy rates are higher among homeless women than among housed women. (medindia.net)
  • She is the author of the forthcoming book Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick (HarperOne, March 2018). (feministing.com)
  • help
  • The 23 year old woman knocked on 25 year old, Aaron Barker's door asking for help. (stinsonhunter.com)
  • Last year, she bought a foreclosed, three-bedroom, 1,300-square-foot home to help house a growing number of homeless women. (latimes.com)
  • The campaign looks to help clothe the over one million homeless teens across the country, by providing a top requested item: jeans. (wikipedia.org)
  • vulnerable
  • Though women do not serve in direct combat roles, all troops in Afghanistan and Iraq are vulnerable to enemy attack in wars with no front lines. (latimes.com)
  • population
  • Co-author Kirk Dombrowski, sociology professor and principal investigator for the Research, Evaluation and Analysis for Community Health (REACH) Lab, said the findings have implications beyond the homeless population, particularly considering the social costs of sexually transmitted diseases, HIV and other health risks. (unl.edu)
  • When folks who are homeless and who have a mental illness go out and act in a way for their own survival, we can't blame them for the larger repercussions and risks for the population as a whole," he said. (unl.edu)
  • tend
  • Women tend to languish without stable housing for most of their pregnancy," said Dana Lazarovitz, a registered nurse with the San Francisco Department of Public Health. (nbcbayarea.com)
  • risks
  • Titled 'It Happens out Here,' the presentation shared data on the health and safety risks to these women, from theft, threats, physical and sexual violence, stalking and verbal abuse, to psychological trauma and injuries resulting in physical disability and chronic pain. (unthsc.edu)
  • outreach
  • In many communities, social service organizations provide outreach programs for homeless women and are skilled at building trust to ensure that the women get the care they need. (medindia.net)
  • program
  • Kip was also one of the founders of Victory House in the South End of Boston, a residential alcoholism treatment program for homeless, alcoholic men. (wikipedia.org)
  • roughly
  • In extraordinarily different circumstances, in a far cry from the glamorous lives portrayed on SATC , a 21-year-old homeless woman named Dani Johnson, came to roughly the same conclusion, though perhaps, through a more excruciating journey. (forbes.com)
  • group
  • For two semesters, Emily Spence-Almaguer, PhD, School of Public Health Associate Professor of Behavioral and Community Health, has worked with a group of UNTHSC graduate students to identify the victimization experiences and health challenges of homeless women in Fort Worth's East Lancaster area. (unthsc.edu)
  • Barker was leading a theatre group when the class suddenly stop, he said the woman was in her twenties. (stinsonhunter.com)
  • young
  • When authorities arrived on the scene they discovered drugs in plain view, along with two young girls who later were found to be homeless, as reported by TimesDaily . (crimeonline.com)
  • Investigators interviewed the two young women they found living at the home, who told them Glenn would provide monetary assistance, in addition to the drugs, in exchange for sex. (crimeonline.com)
  • One young woman even told police that the 59-year-old offered to pay her friend's cell phone bill if he could watch the two perform sexual intercourse. (crimeonline.com)
  • As Brock's investigation deepens, he finds that his own employer was complicit in an illegal eviction, which eventually resulted in the death of a young homeless family. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1956 the female prison at Mountjoy was given over to young male offenders and became St. Patrick's Institution. (wikipedia.org)
  • basement
  • Calvary was also located in a poorer neighborhood, which led to the church opening a homeless shelter in its basement. (wikipedia.org)
  • The small numbers of women at the time were moved to a basement of one wing of St Patrick's Institution. (wikipedia.org)
  • Female prisoners were detained in the basement until 1990 when they were moved into one wing of St Patrick's Institution. (wikipedia.org)
  • accommodate
  • A campus style female prison within Mountjoy Prison, Dóchas was designed for twice the number of female prisoners that the old wing of St. Patrick's Institution could accommodate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although the prison is designated to accommodate females over 18 years of age, there has been cases of juveniles being remanded to the centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • custody
  • He later becomes emotionally involved in the case of a woman named Ruby, whose drug addiction led to her losing custody of her son. (wikipedia.org)
  • participants
  • Participants believed that many seemingly gender-neutral programs failed to ensure equality in the level and types of assistance provided to both men and women. (dol.gov)
  • Over 60 percent of participants reported facing these types of threats in the prior 12 months while homeless. (unthsc.edu)
  • Study participants ranged in age from 19 to 54 and they had spent, on average, 4.76 years homeless. (unl.edu)
  • years
  • The average participant was female, 43 years old and had been homeless for just over two years. (unthsc.edu)
  • After controlling for race, age, education levels and years homeless, the researchers found impulsiveness to be a significant predictor of whether a homeless woman had engaged in survival sex. (unl.edu)
  • The Dóchas Centre (Irish: lárionad le Dóchas) is a closed, medium security prison, for females aged 18 years and over, located in Mountjoy Prison in Dublin. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Single-sex housing and treatment arrangements may facilitate recovery for women. (dol.gov)
  • Women who are addicted must get treatment that gradually reduces their dependency in a way that is safe for themselves and their babies. (medindia.net)
  • The hospital has also contacted a mental hospital, where they will send the woman for examination and treatment, while the male infant may in the future be sent to a child welfare institution. (chinasmack.com)
  • This study will develop a cognitive-behavioral therapy treatment that will be adapted to best serve the needs of homeless women. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • medical care
  • Many homeless women, especially those who are chemically dependent, avoid seeking medical care for fear that their babies may be taken away from them," says Dr. Gaither. (medindia.net)
  • helps
  • The faith-based organization believes that work at the center helps bring the words of the gospel to life for women in need in Charlotte. (charlotteobserver.com)
  • place
  • A homeless man, identifying himself only as "Mister," enters the offices of the powerful Washington D.C. law firm Drake & Sweeney and takes many of the lawyers hostage while angrily demanding information about some kind of eviction that took place. (wikipedia.org)
  • pregnancy
  • Women who have chronic stress throughout their pregnancy are more likely to deliver early and we know that pre-term birth can have lasting effects for the child. (nbcbayarea.com)
  • live
  • The number of women giving birth in San Francisco who identify as homeless or live in a single-room occupancy hotel has spiked 76 percent from 2010 to 2015, according to the California Department of Public Health. (nbcbayarea.com)