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Name: Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987. Public Law 100-77 (H.R. 558).
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Social assistance and services; Protection against particular hazards; Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1987-07-22
Entry into force:
Published on: U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News, 1987-09, No. 7, p. 101 STAT 482
ISN: USA-1987-L-4096
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=4096&p_lang=en
Bibliography: U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News, 1987-09, No. 7, p. 101 STAT 482
Abstract/Citation: The Act is designed to protect the safety and improve the lives of homeless persons, with a special emphasis on elderly persons, handicapped persons and families with children. It establishes the Interagency Council on the Homeless (Title II) and the Federal Emergency Management Food and Shelter Program (Title III). Title VII provides for special education, training and community service programmes for the homeless. The Act also addresses housing assistance (Title IV), health care services (Title VI), food assistance (Title VIII) and extension of the Veterans' Job Training Act (Title IX).
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