Resources for Homeless Persons
Local homeless assistance agencies provide a range of services, including shelter, food, housing counseling, and job skills programs. Start by contacting one in your area.
Several organizations and agencies provide information on health care, substance abuse, and mental health programs for homeless individuals and families.
For more information regarding these issues, see:
- National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
- Homelessness Resource Center
- Health and Human Services' page for the Homeless
- Health Care for the Homeless Information Resource Center
If you are a homeless veteran, visit the Resources for Homeless Veterans page, HUDVet, the Veterans Administration page for homeless veterans, and National Coalition for Homeless Veterans to find out more about benefits and help that might be specifically available to you.