Our image of the week is taken from Yesterday’s Sunday Gleaner: Young, Homeless, Hopeless – More Persons Under-40 Swell The Street Dwellers Population
The story said: Hundreds of Jamaicans, mostly men in their most productive years, are changing their status to homeless and hopeless…Many were found with conditions such as mental illness and physical disability. However, some persons made the streets their home after they were deported from overseas, some are drug addicts, some are HIV/AIDS positive while the elderly and victims of man-made or natural disasters have also taken refuge on the streets…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
There are a number of organizations that provide assistance to the homeless. Explore our diG Jamaica directories for more information.