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Federal Government Reports
National Nongovernmental Organizations
These national organizations provide data about the homeless and/or offer programs for them.
Federal Agencies and Information
These are organizations on the federal level that have data about the homeless and/or offer programs for them.
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
"HHS is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and supporting the delivery of essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. As such, the delivery of treatment and services to persons experiencing homelessness is included in the activities of the Department." Includes information about grants, research and publications (linked below), resources, and other links.
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
This site has a lot of great information available. The "Resources" tab has research and evaluation, videos, fact sheets, and tools for local action.
Populations (via U.S. Interagency Council)
The above site has a "Population" page that has information on "chronic," "families," "veteran," and "youth" homeless populations.
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
Their "About the Initiative" page has the six pillars of the initiative, contact information, and fact about homeless veterans, for example: "Each year, VA’s specialized homelessness programs provide health care to almost 150,000 homeless Veterans and other services to more than 112,000 Veterans."
The U.S. Department of Education's page on Education for Homeless Children and Youths - Grants for State and Local Activities
This links to their resource and publications page. It also has information on funding, laws and regulations, and eligibility for grants.