Monday, January 8, 2018

Israel's Social Ministry Seeks to Change Criteria to Aid Homeless People

The Social Affairs and Social Services Ministry is aware that its criteria for aiding homeless people need to be changed, and it has been working on a proposed revision for two years already, ministry documents reveal. Yet despite this, no changes have yet been made. As reported by Haaretz earlier this week, homeless people who apply to welfare offices are often rejected on the grounds of cleanliness or if they don't seem apathetic. Read More