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This guide provides suggested resources for beginning research on and discussing the issues related to the topic of homelessness.


Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness

A policy research organization focused on family and child homelessness.

National Alliance to End Homelessness

A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States.

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth

A national membership association dedicated to ensuring educational equity and excellence for children and youth experiencing homelessness.

National Coalition for the Homeless

A national network of people who are currently experiencing or who have experienced homelessness, activists and advocates, community-based and faith-based service providers, and others committed to a single mission: To end and prevent homelessness.

National Homelessness Law Center

A nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., NHLC is the only national legal group dedicated to ending and preventing homelessness. 

United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Committed to ending homelessness among Veterans.

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness

Our goal is to increase self-sufficiency and to dramatically reduce homelessness.