Websites

For additional information, you can research the Internet at these locations:

 

Pennsylvania Department of Education – Education for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Chapter 12 Toolkit
Resources to promote a comprehensive and integrated student services program based on the needs of students.

Corporation for Supportive Housing
Helps communities create permanent housing with services to prevent and end homelessness.

Handsnet
For human service news related to homelessness.

Homeless Advocacy Project of the Philadelphia Bar Association
Through the intervention of legal professionals, HAP seeks to empower homeless people to come in from the streets, and take responsibility for their lives.

Homelessness Resource Center
An interactive community of providers, consumers, policymakers, researchers, and public agencies at the federal, state, and local levels, with the purpose of sharing state-of-the art knowledge and promising practices to prevent homelessness.

Homes for the Homeless
The nation's largest provider of residential, education and employment training centers.

Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania
The mission of The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania is to ensure that all Pennsylvanians, especially those with low incomes, have access to safe, decent and affordable homes.

National Alliance to End Homelessness
A nonpartisan, mission-driven organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States.

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
NAEHCY connects educators, parents, advocates, researchers, and service providers to ensure school enrollment and attendance, and overall success for children and youth whose lives have been disrupted by the lack of safe, permanent, and adequate housing.

National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE
For research, resources, and information which enable communities to address the educational needs of children and youth experiencing homelessness.

National Center on Family Homelessness
The organization’s goal is to end family homelessness through research which provides knowledge to design innovative practices, bring training and technical assistance to community-based shelters and service providers, and suggest policy improvements.

National Coalition for the Homeless
A network of people who are currently experiencing or who have experienced homelessness, activists and advocates, community-based and faith-based service providers, and others committed to ending homelessness.

National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
The mission of NLCHP is to prevent and end homelessness by serving as the legal arm of the nationwide movement to end homelessness.

National Low Income Housing Coalition
Dedicated solely to ending America's affordable housing crisis, with a focus on the most serious housing problems - the lowest income households.

National Network 4 Youth
Committed to ensuring that opportunities for growth and development be available to all youth, including those who face greater odds due to abuse and neglect, homelessness, lack of resources, community prejudice, differing abilities and other life challenges.

Office of the Victim Advocate, Address Confidentiality Program
The Address Confidentiality Program provides an important service to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.

Truancy Toolkit
A resource to help schools and communities design strategies for ensuring that students attend school, feel an attachment to school, and achieve their educational goals.