Homelessness in general increased modestly in the United States in 2018, the second increase in two years. On a single night in 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), 552,830 people were found to be experiencing homelessness in the United States. There were 38,823 homeless children in Pennsylvania during the 2017-2018 school year. And,… Continue reading 38,823 Homeless Children in Pennsylvania, and Rising
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First Full-Year Study of Youth Homelessness Shows 4.2M Homeless
Chapin Hall of the University of Chicago released its first groundbreaking report on youth homelessness in the United States through its Voices of Youth Count (VoYC) initiative in 2017. The VoYC study was conducted over the course of a full year rather than a single night, making it the most comprehensive research to date on youth… Continue reading First Full-Year Study of Youth Homelessness Shows 4.2M Homeless
Help for Homeless Youth and Teens in Philly
Help is available for teens and youth facing homelessness Many organizations throughout the U.S. offer programs and services to aid homeless youth. Following are ones that are available for teens and youth in and near Philadelphia, PA. Unaccompanied homeless youth represent 7% of the total homeless population in the United States On a single night in… Continue reading Help for Homeless Youth and Teens in Philly