Fighting to keep our country free of these misfortunes
About Homeless and Poverty
By definition, A homeless person ± Does not possess a place to live ± Has a publicly or privately operated place to live. ± Living in temporary accommodation
Qualifying for Homeless Governmental Assistance
You must have an entitled income Clean record from Prison Detainment
*These rules are an Act of Congress, or a state law.
The Human Service Industry
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Lack of subsidy makes programs seem very small Ways to make money are restricted Demands increasing, money not there Human services are seen as a disgrace on society
Lack of Funding
The funds required to offer facilities for homeless are not delivered.
Fundraising methods are very limited and need lots of volunteers Even the free, run down ...view middle of the document...
People don¶t feel happy taking from the services or don¶t want to acknowledge they have help A record will track you if you have applied for government services
This is an unwanted record.
Being human service workers, we are here to establish a better living for people who are in need of services in all areas by compromising our pay and selfness.
Offer free counseling Offer free food drives Run seminars Offer transportation Offer medical help
Working toward Social Justice
As the government only permits funds of a small amount, it is our duty to step up and arrange the rest. Being human service workers, we have to compromise most personal needs so others¶ needs can be met ± Although homelessness and poverty may never be restored, we can at least try to work to keep them secure and healthy
Why work for Social Justice?
People must know that there are ways of getting support
Reaching out to an organization Reaching out to someone Picking up Pamphlets Running Research on Organizations or programs
Changing Views on Human Services
My assessments have transformed on a few aspects of human services
Didn't understand the need of services would be rising Added a better understanding about the poor economy New understanding on the amount of Debts and loans
New Respect for Government Role
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Understanding of how much governmental funding goes into these programs
Aged People Disabled People Families with Children Native Americans Veterans Making sure children have a future
What I have learned
To listen with Empathy To offer people with impartial opinions To convey the homeless
My Future Career
Improved Listening Skills Better Considerate on the Causes of Homelessness New ways to form funds
Lend A Helping Hand!
The next time you see any person who needs assistance, check if you can support them!
I wish your Human Service Career is Bright ahead!!