How to help the most disenfranchised of our citizens, those displaced and sometimes discarded in our society. As the growing epidemic of homelessness grips America, author Tina Babcock gives insight to the causes and solutions. It is a practical guide for those wanting to make a difference with this stigmatized and often feared population within our communities. After more than a decade of working with both temporarily displaced and chronically homeless individuals she gives a compassionate and practical view of what it takes to be effective. Whether you have a relative that has ended up on your couch or you are running an outreach to homeless individuals, you'll find this a valuable resource.