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Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987. Public Law 100-77 (H.R. 558).

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United States of America
Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons; Occupational safety and health; Social security (general standards); Protection against particular hazards; Social assistance and services
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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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    Serial title
    U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News
    No. 7
    Page range
    p. 101 STAT 482