What were settlement houses?

Answer Settlement houses were an outgrowth of the settlement movement of the 19th century. They were a location where the poor/immigrants could be instructed by live-in volunteers.Where They StartedThe s... Read More »

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Who started settlement houses?

Canon Samuel Barnett started the first settlement house in London in 1884. These houses provided things like public health services, educational classes and recreational activities. The first U.S.-... Read More »

Difference Between Settlement Houses & Charity Organization Societies?

Both charity organizations and settlement houses provide value to the communities they serve. However, they work in very different ways. Settlement houses are intended to serve a community of indiv... Read More »

Your Mother passed away 2 years ago and you are getting a settlement can credit card debt go after the settlement?

Answer Well, if they are garnishing your wages, than probably yes. What you should do is call and bargain with them to pay them off. If you owe $1,000, tell them you can pay $500. It's better j... Read More »

Why are older houses generally creepier than newer houses?

Good question.Here are my theories as to why older houses are scarier than newer houses:1) Considering that the house is older, the flooring isn't as stable, so it creaks when you walk. At night, w... Read More »