Busting the myths around homelessness

Busting the myths around homelessness

BEDS Plus, like most homeless service agencies, confronts common stereotypes. They make it easy to blame individuals for their homelessness, ignore them and their needs, and oppose changes that would improve their lives.  We’d like to deconstruct a few of the common misperceptions:

“They’re criminals.” People

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Domestic violence often leaves survivors homeless and without support

Domestic violence often leaves survivors homeless and without support

As a homeless services case worker, I’ve come to face an ugly truth: people fleeing domestic violence often become homeless. Abusers cut off access to family, friends, and financial resources, leaving survivors with no place to go or basis to rebuild their lives. Those who leave can stay in

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