Case Study Of Homelessness In America

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Target Population
Burt, Aron, Douglas, Valente, Lee, and Iwen (1999) claim families homelessness consist of 34 percent and 23 percent children according to the National Survey of Homeless Assistance Provider. The target population will consist of African American females will children. When it comes to family and children homelessness, 1.5 million children are reported to experience at least one night of homelessness each year in American (Tobin & Murphy, 2013). These families faces a lot of different issues. Homelessness can be caused by poverty. Families may experience poverty because of no work or a lack of money made on their jobs. According to Tobin et. al. (2013), families living in shelters or streets can be dangerous because of the different types of individuals that may be in shelters such as criminals, substance abusers, injuries, and infections to name a few. In addition, children may experience harmful emotions. In essence, it is possible that parents and children may suffer from acute and chronic problems. Moreover, the children can be effective by different illness, which can come from weather and
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The plan should include a way of helping those that are already homeless and those that are as risk of becoming homeless. Stakeholders would include local government agencies such as the Mayor, Governor, and Senator of Alabama. The action plan is to implement health services and employment chances to help those experiencing homelessness. It would be important to have schools involved in this program, because children experience horrify nighttime circumstances (Wong, Thistle-Elliot, Reed, Ross, McGuirk, & Tallarita, Chouinard,2009). The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness claim that children 6 and under are the ones that are the most at risk (Brinamen, Taranta, & Johnston,

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