survival

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…



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 woman applies for a job while standing at a counter.

How to Get a Job When You’re Homeless

Getting a job when you’re homeless and living on the streets can be one of the most difficult things some people will have to face in life. Many people straight out of college complain that…


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…