Government, Civic Organizations and Religion all play a major part in finding ways to help the plight of the homeless. This is displayed on a daily basis by so many who are constantly doing their part through service, financial giving and voluntary work. However the challenge remains the same. Like the millipede, with its many body parts and many legs, there is much misinformation and even greater fear about the problem. We take a look at the successes and challenges of this age old problem.