The Search For Solutions For The Homelessness Essay

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The Search for Solutions to end Homelessness Each day, the typical person goes through the same set routine of waking up early from an annoying alarm clock, getting ready, and commuting off to their destinations. On this commute, one most likely passes several people lingering on the side of the road with tarnished cardboard signs, pleading for money and a better chance at life. Some commuters even go as far as to give money to these individuals, however most just ignore them unsympathetically and go on with their lives. Unlike the typical adult who has their life planned and scheduled to the minute on a daily basis, these people scurrying for money on the streets have no clue what one-day reads from another. Each day is just another plan for survival and an attempt to seek the help they may need. Unfortunately, the issue here is that these people are suffering from homelessness, and might not have the proper tools to help them climb out of that hole of uncertainty. According to the National Health care for the Homeless, the official definition of a homeless person is “An individual without permanent housing who may live on the streets; stay in a shelter, mission, single room occupancy facilities, abandoned building or vehicle; or in any other unstable or non-permanent situation.” (NHCHC). Homelessness is a major issue that has become severe in South Florida and has reached a point where it may be difficult to tackle. As of 2016, there are reportedly over…

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