How can we help children who are homeless?

Research will help us learn more information

Contacts/Sites/Articles

Shelter Network A network to help homeless families find housing and nourishment

Haven House Menlo Park One of the shelters in Menlo Park

Project Night Night An organization which provides books, blankets, and stuffed toys for children in shelters

Blankets for Kids A group which organizes making and purchasing blankets for homeless children

National Coalition for the Homeless fact sheet pdf

Second Harvest Food Bank This is a food bank serving those who are hungry. They might give us some information that can be of help.

National Coalition for the Homeless Ways you can help those who are homeless

California Department of Education Go here for a good definition of what it means to be homeless.

DrawBridge DrawBridge is a creative arts program for homeless kids.

The Bay Citizen An online magazine article that offers a report on homeless children in the Bay Area

The National Center for Homeless Children This page offers a good overview of needs and what one can do.

SIRS Discoverer Database article This is an article from Scholastic News called "Step by Step".

SIRS Discoverer Database article This is an article from the Sacramento Bee on Homeless kids.

Videos

NBC San Diego "How Many Kids Are Really Homeless in California?" video

CBS News 60 Minutes "Homeless Children at School" video

CBS News 60 Minutes "Hard Times Generation: Homeless Kids"

Reading Rainbow Video Fly Away Home by Eve Bunting

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