GAO report finds that foster and homeless youth face challenges and barriers in accessing higher education and offers recommendations to alleviate them.
Across all housing models the $15M increase will ensure that twice as many unaccompanied homeless youth will be served in HUD-funded projects as last year.
Approximately 45,000 youth without a parent or guardian under age 25 were living on the streets, in shelter, or in transitional housing every night in 2014.
The Senate is recommending HUD funding at $39.2B, an increase of nearly $89M above the FY2016 enacted level and $446M below the budget request.
The report finds that homeless youth are a very diverse group and require a variety of services and supports that can be tailored to their needs.
Homeless youth in NJ on the coldest night of the year are not thinking about tomorrow, only how they’re going to eat and where they’ll sleep today.
On Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., CBPP will hold a webinar on Understanding the Impact of H.R. 3700 on Tenants and Applicants.
Homeless youth crash on couches and bounce between the homes of friends and relatives. They sleep in their cars or sometimes in abandoned buildings.
Many kids won’t go to shelters because they’re on the streets or because they’ve been abused and betrayed by everyone who is supposed to love them.
Join the National Network for Youth (NN4Y) for its 2016 National Summit on Youth Homelessness on March 15-16, 2016.