Sometimes, we fall on hard times and when we do, we really need a safe place to turn or else our lives may take a turn for the worst. That is exactly why we have family shelters scattered across the nation. When individuals or families are having difficulties making ends meet and do not have a safe place to stay, they can turn to family shelters to help them through the rough time that they unfortunately find themselves in. These shelters provide a safe place to stay, they also offer services and programs to help get you back up and running as soon as possible. Family shelters are provided to you to ensure that you have a safe place to go if you need one and in the event that you use it, they will try their best to help you get back on your feet.
Thehas recently published studies that they have down that show the increasing rate of poverty across the United States. These statistics are disturbing but they also show the greater need for these family shelters as well. As governments typically fund these shelters (with the occasional help from private donations) it is important that more people become aware of the aid that they provide so that we can continue to erect these shelters across the nation in urban areas everywhere.
Organizations Focused on Homeless Assistance
is the most powerful women's organization in all of the United States of America. While building strong woman leaders and campaigning for women’s and civil rights in Congress, it also provides a safe place for women and girls across the country.
is a branch of the Christian Church that is not only a religious group, but also a social service group that helps those in need fight against sin and despair. William Booth founded the Salvation Army more than 130 years ago and today, it helps children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through many different social services programs.
is a Christian organization that helps those in need, all services are provided regardless of race, age, religion, color, creed, national origin, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
is America’s largest and leading hunger relief charity. It provides food assistance to over 9 million children and nearly 3 million seniors, totaling more than 25 million low-income people in America.