The Abandoned Generation: Unaccompanied Homeless Youth and Young Adults

While homelessness in the United States has decreased over the last decade, the number of young adults ages 18-24 years old experiencing homelessness has dramatically increased. In 2013, ASR conducted homeless counts with targeted youth outreach in 5 Northern and Central California counties. In these 5 counties, counts showed that 25% of those experiencing homelessness were between the age of 18 and 24 years old.

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