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A homeless man sleeps on a bench.

How to Find a Missing Homeless Person

When it comes to locating people, trying to find a person who is homeless can be one of the most difficult things that someone can be tasked with. However, you do have options and you…


homeless sleeping outside during the day

Why Do the Homeless Sleep During the Day?

At least once in your life, you’ve probably seen homeless people sleeping in a park or on the sidewalk outside and wondered why they choose to sleep all day instead of at night. Maybe you’ve…


Employees sort food in a food pantry.

How to Get Free Food When Homeless

When you’ve become homeless, getting food and not starving to death should be easy for most people to do. I was homeless once upon a time, and I often tell people that during this period…


homeless man pulls a shopping cart

5 Reasons Why the Homeless Have Shopping Carts

Have you ever noticed a homeless person pushing a shopping cart down the street? This is an all too common occurrence for anybody who lives in a city. Maybe you’ve recently become homeless yourself and…


homeless medicaid patient in hospital

Do Homeless People Qualify for Medicaid?

Medicaid is a program in the United States intended to help low-income people cover their medical costs, but many homeless people still are not covered by it. Now I don’t know about you, but when…


homeless shower outside

Where to Shower When You’re Homeless

When regular people in society think of homeless people, they picture the stereotypical homeless person who hasn’t showered in weeks, is wearing torn clothes and is unshaven. This stereotype couldn’t be any further from the…


homeless people in the library

Making Money With Amazon MTurk When Homeless

If you’re struggling to find a job when homeless and have little or no income, I’m here to tell you about a great program you can use called Amazon MTurk that I’ve been using for…



A woman shows her EBT groceries at a checkout counter.

How to Get EBT Food Stamps When Homeless

If you’ve become homeless and need to apply for EBT (aka food stamps), then the following information should help you get started. EBT means Electronic Benefits Transfer, which is the way that government funds or…