- COMMON REASONS LA’S YOUTH ARE HOMELESS - Economic or family issues are the most common causes of a child or youth becoming homeless...Read More »
- 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 YouthRead More »
- 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.Read More »
Fact of the Week
- No young person should lack a stable and safe home, or be without a caring adult they can count on. Yet, each year, tens of thousands of youth lack stable housing. Runaway and Homeless Youth Month promotes social awareness and increased support for the unique needs of regional homeless youth.
This research bibliography is offered for those who wish to learn more. If you know of additional research related to the topics covered on the website, please send us the title and citation.
Our Expert Forum
Periodically we will be inviting a local expert to share data or research about issues facing our resource insecure and/or homeless youth. We will be looking to publish articles by or interviews of researchers, educators, program directors, volunteers, advocates, government employees and more.