Month: August 2018

10 Causes of Homelessness

There are many ways that can lead individuals or families into homelessness and contrary to what the general population may think, it is not due to laziness or some other misconception. What must be understood is this….when there a little to no resources, familiar support, finances and other safeguards, it can make easier to become homeless. It may be hard to believe, but sometimes hardships can happen due to events beyond our control and sometimes, our own efforts.

The infographic below from the Portland Rescue Mission site depicts 10 causes of homelessness and it can further put people in harm. While yes, this infograph is from Portland, these causes still apply across our great nation. Read on for more information.