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Voices from the Street: A Survey of Homeless Youth by their Peers (2008)

Voices from the Street: A Survey of Homeless Youth by their Peers.

www.library.ca.gov/crb/08/08-004.pdf,

Authors: Nell Bernstein, Lisa K. Foster, California Research Bureau

Search Terms: los angeles, california, homeless youth, mental health, abuse, policy

Summary: Summarizes interviews of homeless or formerly homeless youth by their peers about how they became homeless, their lives on the street, interactions with police, education, aspirations, mental health, support networks, services, and policy suggestions. Interviewees reside in Los Angeles and other California cities.