Home Prevention Program
Rebuilding our Communities
The homeless populations across the nation are increasing at a rapid rate, in cities both large and small. With the still fragile economy, rapid rate of inflation, and often unlivable wages—many families find themselves behind on rent, facing eviction, living in shelters, in their cars—or even on the street. Not to mention homelessness that is the result of unexpected unemployment, natural disaster, or terrorist attacks that leave youth, adults, and families struggling to survive.
Homelessness is a significant problem in the United States, and it is particularly challenging for homeless mothers with children. According to the latest national estimates, there are approximately 568,000 homeless individuals in the United States on any given night, and about a quarter of them are families with children.
Homeless mothers with children face unique challenges and risks compared to other homeless individuals. For instance, they are more likely to be victims of domestic violence, suffer from mental health issues, and lack access to healthcare. Additionally, they may struggle to find safe and affordable housing, employment opportunities, and adequate childcare.
One of the biggest obstacles for homeless mothers with children is the lack of affordable housing. In many cities and urban areas, rental costs have skyrocketed in recent years, making it difficult for low-income families to find stable housing. Additionally, many landlords refuse to rent to families with children or those who have been homeless in the past.
Homeless mothers with children may also face challenges accessing basic necessities like food, clothing, and hygiene products. They may not have access to reliable transportation or be able to afford childcare while they look for work or attend job interviews.
There are various programs and initiatives aimed at helping homeless mothers with children, including emergency shelters, transitional housing, and rental assistance programs. However, these programs are often underfunded and unable to meet the high demand for services.
Safe And Affordable Housing
Our goal at Hope Starters USA, Inc. is to provide American families safe and affordable housing. We have single family homes within your communities own and operated by us ready for families in need. We also have connections with other non-profits, and fair and affordable housing providers around the nation—who those in need may not know how to connect with.
Did You Know? The Growing Homeless Numbers In The US Are Astounding
• 206, 286—the number of people counted as homeless in one single night in 2015.
• 500,000—the number of people who used emergency shelters in 2014. This does not count those who slept in their cars or on the streets.
• 160,000—the number of families who used emergency shelters in 2014. This does not count those who slept in their cars or on the streets.
• 1.3 million—the number of students under the age of 18 who experienced homelessness at some point during the 2013 to 2014 school year.