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Homeless sleep in a van in a park.

Where to Sleep in Your Car When Homeless

Sleeping in the backseat of a car when you’re homeless can be hell. Believe me, I know. I was once homeless for about 6 months in 2011 in California. I spent most of the time…


Homeless people in line at a job fair.

Can Homeless People Get Jobs?

If you’re wondering if homeless people can get jobs because you’re homeless, about to be homeless, or just curious, then I can fill you in on that and let you know that they can definitely…


A homeless man accepts food.

Are Homeless People Lazy?

Homelessness is a major problem on earth in just about all countries in both the developed and undeveloped world. The United States government estimates that around 643,000 Americans are now homeless. The reasons for this…


A hospital emergency room.

Can Homeless People Go to the Hospital?

The United States has a homeless problem and that’s obvious to anybody who’s driven through any large city and looked on the sidewalks in the downtown section, particularly at night. The USA also has a…


A man shaves his face with a razor.

How Do Homeless People Shave?

Have you ever seen a homeless person that was clean shaven? You probably have, but you also probably think they’re rare since majority of the ones you see have scraggly beards and neck hair. But…


An emergency homeless shelter.

How Homeless Shelters Work

If you’re down on your luck and thinking about staying in a homeless shelter, you’re not alone. Millions of people are now without a home, and while some live in their cars, RV’s, or on…


A homeless panhandler sitting down.

How Much Do Panhandlers Make?

Have you ever seen a homeless person or panhandler on the street asking for money or walking between idle cars on the highway with a bucket or cup? Of course you have. Just about everybody…


A homeless man walks in a park.

What Do Homeless People Do All Day?

If you’ve ever seen a homeless person walking down the street or sitting on a corner somewhere during the day, you may wonder what most of them do with their time all day. Some people…


A mailbox for US mail

Where Do Homeless People Get Their Mail?

Living as a homeless person can be difficult enough, but without resources to help them get back on their feet, it can become a very hopeless situation. One of the main resources that homeless people…


Homeless sleep in a park

Where to Sleep When You’re Homeless

When you’re homeless for the first time, figuring out where to sleep is one of the most stressful problems that you will most likely deal with. When I first became homeless, it was bad enough…