homeless shelters

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 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…


A woman searches a clothing rack at a homeless shelter.

Where Can the Homeless Get Clothes?

When you’re living outside and sleeping on the streets, clothes can be one of the most important necessities you’ll need to survive. You may also need nicer clothing at some point so that you can…



A man is sitting in a small tent on a mountain in snow.

Where Do Homeless People Sleep in Winter?

Winter time can one of the hardest times to be homeless, but for some it can also be one of the easiest times. This isn’t to say that any aspect of being homeless is easy,…


An electrical outlet is displayed on a bench.

Where to Charge Your Phone When Homeless

Sometimes finding a place to charge your phone, laptop or other electronic devices when you’re homeless can be a difficult task. As I found out for myself, this can even be true in large urban…



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 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…


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…