Missed Opportunities: Youth Homelessness in America

Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago authored and released this new report as the first in its new series of briefs on understanding and addressing youth homelessness. Using data and information collected from more than 26,000 interviews over the past year, the report shows that one in 10 young adults ages 18-25 and at least one in 30 adolescents ages 13-17 experience some form of homelessness. More detailed analysis of the types of homelessness and the demographics of the youth experiencing it are provided along with a number of policy and practice recommendations that can help address the problem.

Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program Grants

Subject: Youth Welfare, Youth Homelessness, Disadvantaged Youth | Deadline: Nov. 30, 2016 . . .

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America’s Youngest Outcasts – A Report Card of Child Homelessness

This new research report by the National Center on Family Homelessness finds that the number of homeless children in the United States has unfortunately reached an all-time high, at about 2,500,000. One child out of every 30 in the nation is now homeless. The report presents these worrying findings and discusses the causes of the rise, the impacts it is having on our nation's youth and the possible courses of action policymakers and leaders can undertake to help stop the trend.

Housing for Youth Aging out of Foster Care

A report released by The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development which documents the current inadequacy of housing support systems for youth aging out of foster care and proposes solutions to ameliorate the problem.