Housing first: end homelessness (no requirements to be off street drugs, nor on psych drugs)

The Canadian city featured in the video below has housed all their citizens. I worked for a harm reduction program in San Francisco in which no one was required to be off illegal drugs nor were they required to be on psych drugs (the drugs of the state which were often held over the heads of those who don’t want to take them as reason to not give housing) … The program brought down emergency hospitalizations by huge numbers by giving people one of their very most basic needs…a roof over their heads…I’m a believer in non-coercive loving care. Give people what they really need and they’ll figure out the rest.

Rethink homelessness

It can happen to anyone and we’re all brothers and sisters.

Rethink Homelessness asked our homeless friends to write down a fact about themselves that other people wouldn’t know just by walking past them. Their answers may surprise you. … [click on title to read and view more]