Current Policies on Homelessness, writing homework help

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In Week 5, you wrote a paper based on the information you researched on the social problem selected by your wiki group. Subsequently, as a group, you have analyzed the current policies addressing the social problem in this week’s wiki. You also have evaluated the funding levels associated with the policies. It is now your turn to assimilate this week’s wiki inputs into a paper.

For this Assignment, review your group’s wiki for this week. Then, conceptualize a paper based on the contributions on your group’s wiki.

Assignment (4–6 double-spaced pages, APA format): In addition to a minimum of eight scholarly references, which may include electronic government documents and reputable websites, your paper should include:

  • A description of the current policy approach for addressing the social issue your group selected
  • A description of the current policy goals for addressing the social issue your group selected
  • A description of the population the current policy approach covers
  • An explanation of the funding levels for the current policy approach and whether they are accurate to address the issue for which the welfare policy was developed

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Current Policies on Homelessness-Outline
Thesis statement: A review of the current policies of the government that are targeted at
addressing the problem of homelessness in the country would help identify the adequacy of the
several programs so as to determine their appropriateness for their respective target population as
well as the adequacy of the financial resources allocated for their implementation. The outcome
of this type of review would contribute to the development of future policies that are aimed for
the same matter.
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Introduction.

II.

State of Homelessness in the United States

III.

Current Federal Polices on Homelessness
A. Homeless Assistance Grants
B. Education for Homeless Children and Youths (EHCY)
C. Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program (HVRP)
D. Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Program
E. Emergency Food and Shelter (EFS) Program

IV.
V.
VI.
VII.

Goals and Objectives of the Policies on Homelessness
Target Population for Policies on Homelessness
Funding Levels for Federal Programs on Homelessness
Conclusion.


Running head: CURRENT POLICIES ON HOMELESSNESS

Current Policies on Homelessness
Name
Institution

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CURRENT POLICIES ON HOMELESSNESS

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Current Policies on Homelessness
Introduction
The recognition of the need to support homeless people in the United States did not begin
until the mid-1980s when the then central administration enacted the Runaway and Homeless
Youth program to address the rising cases of juvenile delinquency in the country and Emergency
Food and Shelter (EFS) program. While the EFS program has remained part of the Department
of Homeland Security (DHS) Emergency initiative and assistance during natural disasters, the
juvenile program is no longer in existence. A review of the current policies of the government
that are targeted at addressing the problem of homelessness in the country would help identify
the adequacy of the several programs so as to determine their appropriateness for their respective
target population as well as the adequacy of the financial resources allocated for their
implementation. The outcome of this type of review would contribute to the development of
future policies that are aimed for the same matter.
State of Homelessness in the United States
While citing Peter Rossi’s article on the origin of homelessness in America, Bagalman et
al. (2014) stated that this social issue that began with the “skid row” concept has reache...

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Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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