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Pets Can Be a Barrier — or an Open Door — to Ending an Individual's Homelessness

Engaging and serving people with service animals and pets is a key strategy for ending homelessness. Providing resources for pets can lead often to a breakthrough in building rapport with unsheltered individuals and helping them find shelter and housing.
A new Alliance blog post explains how homeless service systems can connect people with resources for their animals and why shelters should be equipped to safely welcome people and their pets.

A new profile of Catholic Charities of Santa Rosa explains how their shelter ramped up to accommodate service animals and eventually pets.

The Alliance is Hiring: Congressional Relations Specialist

The Alliance is hiring a Congressional Relations Specialist to help develop and lead our efforts to build support for key federal homelessness priorities. Read More and Apply»

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