“Hey Robert,” a volunteer asks, “what’s with the swiping? His picture reveals the kind of bad boy that girls love and parents fear: Heavily tattooed, muscular arms fill out a well-worn T-shirt while a gray knit hat hides long, wavy tendrils of dirty blond hair.He looks like a poster boy for H&M, or someone you’d meet in a youth hostel during a summer abroad. - The Teller County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 32-year-old who lured his victim using an online dating site and then assaulted her. He has the name "JAKE" tattooed on his left shoulder.He was driving a 1990’s model, white in color, Lexus sedan with Missouri license plates.He wears a mischievous grin like he’s got a secret — and he does, but not one that the women on the other side of the smartphone screen would ever guess. And he’s part of a growing community of homeless New Yorkers using the internet as a means of survival.
Apps like Tinder, Airbnb, Facebook and e Bay offer solutions for earning money, finding companionship and even a place to sleep for the night.If you are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless or have been homeless in the last two years, we can help.We offer support, advice and courses in 12 locations across Great Britain.This is one in a series of interviews with homeless twentysomethings about their personal experiences.At the age of 15, Sarah* left her mother's Los Angeles house feeling unwanted and finding it too painful to continue living at home.I alternated between living there and with friends and also with my cousin.