Learn About Homelessness

Understanding homelessness requires a grasp of several social issues: poverty, affordable housing, disabilities, and others.

Basics on homelessness in the United States:

Understanding sub-populations experiencing homelessness:

National policy on homelessness:

Solutions to address homelessness from across the US:

A very comprehensive list of websites:

Read the Santa Cruz County Community Strategic Plan to Prevent, Reduce, and Eventually End Homelessness, “All In- Toward A Home For Every County Resident”.

Learn about the December 1, 2012 Smart Solutions to Homelessness Summit,
right here in Santa Cruz County — and from which Smart Solutions to Homelessness grew.