Research Report Counting Homeless Youth
Promising Practices from the Youth Count! Initiative
Michael Pergamit, Mary K. Cunningham, Martha R. Burt, Pamela Lee, Brent Howell, Kassie Dumlao Bertumen
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Knowing how many youth are homeless is a critical first step in helping them, but it's not easy to count a hidden population. Nine communities across the United States set out to improve their counts through the Youth Count! Initiative. The Urban Institute observed their work and drew out promising practices and lessons for improvement.
Research Areas Children and youth Housing Child welfare
Tags Federal housing programs and policies Homelessness Neighborhoods and youth development Youth development
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population