On Any Given Night In LA County: How Many Unaccompanied Children And Youth Are Experiencing Homelessness? Reported Numbers Vary Widely However Experts Estimate 4000 To More Than 10,000 Youth —- Not Counting Hidden Youth
The numbers of Youth experiencing homelessness is GROWING in Los Angeles and the United States. Unlike the Department of Education, HUD does not consider a youth homeless just because she does not have a permanent safe nighttime residence. Hidden youth calculations are not included in HUD’s estimations homeless youth.