survival

People use computers in a library.

How I Made Money With Fiverr While Homeless

Fiverr is an online gig service which I used when homeless to make extra money while at the library. I was homeless for a long time and used different methods of making money online to…


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 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…



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,…