NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Search Results


8 results for Homeless persons
Currently viewing results 1 - 8
PAGE OF 1
Record #:
494
Abstract:
Sister Joan Kirby is Executive Director of Homes for the Homeless.
Source:
Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 13 Issue 1, Fall 1987, p12-16, il
Full Text:
Record #:
1451
Author(s):
Abstract:
Due to a lack of bed space, untrained staff, ill-equipped facilities and, according to Burtman, a lack of will, homeless PWA's (People With AIDS) are often excluded from nursing home care.
Source:
Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 9, Mar 1994, p10-13, il Periodical Website
Record #:
23639
Author(s):
Abstract:
The number of homeless in Asheville is a growing problem as of late. The author discusses the ways in which the locals seek to mitigate the problem. A Vet's Place and the Western Carolina Rescue Mission are some examples of shelters available to Asheville's homeless.
Source:
Record #:
24766
Author(s):
Abstract:
Connections of Cumberland County, located in Fayetteville, connects homeless mothers and single homeless women to the resources they need to get back on their feet. The organization has successfully helped a number of women, largely due to the support of the community.
Source:
CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , Jan/Feb 2016, p46-49, il, por Periodical Website
Full Text:
Record #:
27707
Author(s):
Abstract:
Jen Robinson is a health care worker at the Lincoln Community Health Center in Durham and she helps homeless people get the vital medical care they need. Robinson discusses the barriers to the homeless receiving health care, but how access to health care often helps people find a home and job. Robinson, who was homeless growing up, also discusses how citizens can help the homeless and eliminate the problem.
Source:
Record #:
36257
Author(s):
Abstract:
A Charlotte-based program assisting the city’s homeless provided its recipients a second chance for a better quality life. Assisting Urban Ministry Center with its mission to help end homelessness were services such as temporary housing during the winter at local churches. Information about the program included the individuals for whom the facility is named, John and Pat Moore. This information also cited the inspiration for Urban Ministry Center’s founding, Denver Moore, a formerly homeless individual who wrote a book about his experience.
Record #:
36313
Author(s):
Abstract:
Unemployment related factors discussed were housing insecurity and transportation struggles. Such factors, coupled with low wage jobs, can create a cycle of poverty hard to escape and easy to perpetuate. Such factors also ranked Charlotte on the bottom of a Harvard University-sponsored economic mobility study. On the upside to this downward spiral were individuals such as Traletta Banks, an instructor showing others how to break the cycle with options such as creating career pathways. Also part of the effort was Economic Mobility Initiative, a nonprofit helping individuals on the road to self-sufficiency overcome roadblocks such as benefits cliff.
Record #:
36458
Author(s):
Abstract:
Opening a door for a better future was OpenDoors of Asheville. Connecting at-risk children with customized educational and enrichment opportunities, the nonprofit organization offered tutoring, sporting events, and music and art lessons. Such activities can nurture talents overlooked by an educational system focusing on prospective behavioral problems and disciplinary issues.