Living with Systems: Homelessness

Anyone without reliable shelter is considered homeless.

People experiencing homeless can be individuals, children, or families, and there is a wide range of reasons why someone might be homeless, including:

  • Can’t afford housing
  • Working, but in poverty
  • Unable to find work
  • Personal hardship
  • Physically or mentally ill

Developing a personal safety net is the first line of defense and there are a number of resources that can help: