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By Constance Bosley Calhoun
Families with children now make up more than a third of America's homeless. Many are working, but the combination of low wages and skyrocketing housing costs leaves them too poor to support a household. The families in this video offer first-person insights into the realities of the homeless working poor.
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Order No. QA-162
ISBN (VHS) 1-57295-162-1
Awards & Conference Screenings
Silver Apple, National Educational Film Festival
Healthcare for the Homeless: Looks at several innovative programs healthcare workers have created to meet the needs of homeless patients.
Peter, Donald, Willie, Pat: Video portraits of four homeless men living in a respite shelter, this video documents both their problems and their survival strategies.
Almost Home: An unsentimental look at the lives of children who live in a homeless shelter, and at the adults who try to help them.
A Healing Place: Profiles the staff and guests of a respite program for homeless and elderly patients who have been discharged from the hospital but are unable to manage their own care at home or on the street.
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