Chicago's house of hope

Driscoll, Connie
June 1993
Policy Review;Sum93, Issue 65, p50
Academic Journal
Shares the author's experience in managing the St. Martin de Porres House of Hope in Chicago, a shelter for the homeless. Causes of homelessness; Approaches and objectives; Referrals from government agencies; Substance-abuse problems; Raising funds; Inflated figures of the National Coalition for the Homeless; Tracking system; Warming centers; Success stories of people helped.


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