Urban Homeless (UH) are persons who do not have a house, either self-owned or rented, but instead:
The UH community are homeless due to poverty, family problems, health problems, perpetual socio-economic factors.
This community has all age groups, genders without access to civil and political Rights.
They are hence invisible to general society and the government.
Impact India Consortium (IIC) focuses on the Urban homeless community.
IIC works on advocacy with stakeholders to increase the number of shelters and also help UH lead a dignified life.
The multiple interventions include provision of shelters, access to social entitlements with civil & political Rights, health services including physical & mental health, housing and to improve their socio-economic status.