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Homeless mothers

face to face with women and poverty

by Deborah R. Connolly

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oregon
    • Subjects:
    • Homeless women -- Oregon -- Case studies,
    • Homeless families -- Oregon -- Case studies,
    • Social service -- Oregon -- Case studies

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-209) and index.

      Other titlesFace to face with women and poverty
      StatementDeborah R. Connolly.
      GenreCase studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV4506.O76 C66 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 218 p. ;
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL48726M
      ISBN 100816632812, 0816632820
      LC Control Number99050683


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One study of homeless and low-income housed families found that both groups experienced higher rates of depressive disorders than the overall female population, and that one-third of homeless mothers (compared to one-fourth of poor housed mothers) had made at least one suicide attempt (Bassuk et al., ).

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[Deborah R Connolly] -- This volume follows the lives of mothers that have found themselves homeless and/or impoverished and examines where they fit into the increasingly black-and-white model of motherhood set up by U.S.

Homeless Mentally Ill People homelessness Figures for the number of homeless people in the United States are imprecise, but it was estimated thatpeople were homeless per night in the late s andper night in the early s. Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) Homelessness Prevention Program: If you are an unaccompanied youth or young adult, you may be eligible for up to $4, to help pay for expenses to avoid or exit homelessness thorugh the RAFT program.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: I. Introduction of the Literature. Homeless Families. Former homeless mom, featured in article: 'My life is wonderful now' of the homeless shelter. And a file photo of the family was again used five years later to accompany a.

INTRODUCTION. Of the 1 to million homeless women in the United States, 50 to 60% are mothers caring for children under 18 years of age (National Coalition for the Homeless, a, b).Mothers with young children also represent the fastest growing segment of the homeless population (Haber & Toro, ).The most common profile of a homeless family is one headed.

Researchers have reported that homeless mothers typically are quite isolated and have few, if any, supportive relationships. McChesney () studied the support networks of homeless mothers with at least one child who were living in five Los Angeles County family shelters.

Homeless Mothers is an insiderâ⠬⠢s view on poverty and homelessness from the standpoint of mothers, families, and the social service providers who work with them. Most homeless mothers have a history of trauma themselves, often dating back to their childhoods. Homelessness itself is another layer of trauma for mothers and children, and yet, there is hope.

The latest research indicates that it is possible to break the cycle of childhood abuse, domestic violence and homelessness with life changing support. homeless mothers, discusses the relationship of depression to parent- ing and the impact on children, reviews current and promising treatment practices, and describes strategies for implementing pre.

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In Six Years the Number of Homeless Children in New York City Public Schools Jumped Nearly 50 Percent If the trend continues, more than 1 in 7 of the city’s students will experience homelessness.

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This multidisciplinary volume is the first to look at the variety of problems encountered by this group and to propose strategies for managing those problems. The contributors to this book provide evidence that homeless. Homeless Mothers & Children. Women and children living on the streets and in homeless shelters are particularly vulnerable.

There are organizations focused specifically on the needs of homeless mothers and they are helping these families transition. The Green Book and the interactive map below was prepared to help those who find themselves homeless or in immediate need of some sort of assistance.

It does not contain all the services which may be available to assist you or guarantee services are still available. Our sincere hope is that it will connect you with someone who can be of assistance. Results of Study 1 (Harshaw, ) revealed that homeless mothers and their children were clinically more depressed and anxious than poor domiciled mothers and their children.

Sixteen of the homeless children (40%) versus two of the domiciled children (5%) scored in the clinically significant range for : Terrie A. Harshaw, Renee M.

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They reported that a significant reason for the underutilization of services by homeless mothers and their children was, in part, a discrepancy between the kinds of services that communities generally provide and services that the homeless families actually need.

Jane now lives at Sheffield Place, a shelter that takes in homeless mothers and their children. Sheffield Place focuses on helping mothers heal from trauma, learn how to take care of themselves and their children, and helps them find a stable job.

At Sheffield Place, mothers are given a room for themselves and their children. A group of homeless mothers and their children in California were forcibly evicted on Tuesday from a vacant home they were illegally occupying for months, officials said.

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