National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families

Homelessness in America: Focus on Youth

Published: October, 2018
Type: 
Brief
Number of Pages: 
14
Organization: 
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
Series: 
Homelessness in America
Abstract: 

This brief from the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) provides information about the scope of youth homelessness and the risks associated with young people becoming homeless. It also looks at what is known about unaccompanied youth who experience homelessness and patterns of homelessness that exist among this population. This brief outlines the areas USICH indicates still have significant gaps in available data. 

Availability: 
Available for free download on the USICH website at: https://www.usich.gov/resources/uploads/asset_library/Homelessness_in_America_Youth.pdf