Imagine day after day not knowing where you’ll sleep. Maybe you have access to shelter, but feel so unsafe that you prefer sleeping outdoors. Homelessness is one of the biggest social problems in urban centers.  Here are a couple of organizations making a difference.  Share your thoughts, your favourite organizations, etc.


Hearts of Gold
The mission of Hearts of Gold is to enhance the lives of New York City’s homeless mothers and their children.

Housing Works
Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well being of him [or her] self and of his [or her] family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his [or her] control. — Article 25, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights