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EAP0400 Porges: Hunger and Homelessness in South Florida: Homelessness

Homelessness and hunger affect more people in South Florida than you think. Learn how these issues impact our community and what you can do to help.

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SIRS Researcher for issues in social science:

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Opposing Viewpoints for articles, images, videos, statistics and more centered on two sides of a same issue: 

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Library Links - Homelessness

People who are homeless are most often unable to acquire and maintain regular, safe, secure, and adequate housing. - cited from Wikipedia

Poverty Map - Florida

 Click the map to learn more about poverty from the US Census Bureau.

US Census Bureau Poverty Estimates

The Homeless

Homeless Shelters Near Hialeah

These two documents will help you to become more familiar with the services available to the homeless, or to those people who are about to become homeless in Miami-Dade County.

Spotlight on Organizations

These organizations make a difference in the lives of the homeless here in South Florida: