Glossary

Glossary

Welcome to our glossary page. Here, you’ll find definitions to words and phrases commonly used in discussions about homelessness. This is not meant to be a comprehensive list. However, if you have any suggestions regarding this page, please email us at info@friendshipplace.org

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