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.

Housing

For information about housing, you can start by contacting a homeless assistance or a housing counseling agency in your area.

Food

If you are looking for information on where you can receive assistance with food, you can learn more about food stamps, and look at our food bank locator.

Health Care

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:

Homeless Veterans

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.