Can Mobile Phones Solve Homelessness?
Tech Soup Blog
DECEMBER 9, 2014
Are mobile phones a lifeline for homeless people? Homeless people use mobile phones to break their isolation, find food and shelter, and connect with the people they care about. Just like any single thing, mobile phones are a help, but not a cure for homelessness. Some may argue that housing first is a stronger intervention against homelessness. All participants are homeless or extremely low-income and are actively searching for employment.