Homelessness Literature Review

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Arizona State Ending Homelessness Introduction The purpose of this paper is to understand the problem there is about homelessness in men, women, and children. The literature review was produced to inform the goals of a project to serve individuals who are homeless. In an effort to gain more understanding about who is homeless and the help they need, the Arizona End Homelessness Mission is in the process of creating a survey. The target population is men, women, and children who reside in the city of Yuma, Arizona. The Purpose and Goals of this Focus Group The causes and factors that lead to homelessness are complex. “At the same time, there are consistent, identifiable, contributing factors for both individuals and families in urban and rural communities” (Carter, 2011). Homelessness, is primarily an economic problem, and is also affected by social factors. Homelessness in fact, may be “caused by tragic life occurrences like the loss of loved ones, domestic violence, divorce, or job loss” (HomeAid, 2007). Multiple…show more content…
To find out if they are willing to help out on solving this problem. The purpose is to find information concerning homeless people such as men, women, and children. Lastly, it is conducted to serve as a basis for developing strategies for public and private agencies to respond to specific needs of homeless individuals in the city of Yuma, Arizona. The data of the questionnaire will be used in the process developing a program that will focus on helping out the homeless. The data can become a critical component in the effort of accomplishing certain goals solving the issue of homelessness. Documenting the number, characteristics, and needs of homeless persons in Yuma, Arizona, as well as the ones receiving the services, is essential in identifying the proper strategies to solving the

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