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Authors: Bassuk, Ellen; DeCandia, Carmela; Beach, Corey Anne; Berman, Fred
America’s Youngest Outcasts reports on child homelessness in the United States based on the most recent federal data that comprehensively counts homeless children, using more than 30 variables from over a dozen establish... [Read More]
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Authors: Poirier, Jeffrey
A new guide provides information for educators, human service providers and allies about supporting the health and well-being of children and youth who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and/o... [Read More]
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There are a wide variety of resources, tools, and other materials available to outreach teams, providers, and first responders serving people who are homeless. Following are links to a few of these resources. [Read More]
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Authors: Fisher, Sylvia K. ; Poirier, Jeffrey M. ; Blau, Gary M.
Despite growing social acceptance, many young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) experience harassment and bullying, family rejection, and social stigmatization—putting them at high risk for dep... [Read More]
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Authors: Technical Assistance Collaborative
The goal of the TAC Resource Center is to expand new and innovative supportive housing approaches and models which link affordable and accessible permanent housing resources with community-based supports and services for... [Read More]
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Authors: Abt Associates Inc.
This ASPE Research Brief explores local programs for linking human services and housing supports to prevent and end family homelessness. The Research Brief is based on interviews with stakeholders in 14 communities nati... [Read More]
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Voices from the Field

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Voices from the Field Blog: Child Homelessness: A National Crisis

Darby Penney

Senior Research Associate

Homelessness and Housing contributing writer Darby Penney interviews Ellen Bassuk, primary author of America’s Youngest Outcasts: A Report Card on Child Homelessness, on the expanding crisis of family and child homelessness. Between 2012 and 2013, the rate of homelessness among children rose by eight percent nationally. Yet most states’ efforts are not su...

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