Homelessness

The perils of child homelessness cannot be overstated… extreme violence… higher rates of sickness… hunger… mental health problems… developmental delays… Compounding all of these issues is the fact that services for this population are rare and difficult to obtain without the consent of an adult. — Children at Risk

According to Children at Risk, there were 12,512 homeless youth in Greater Houston school districts during the 2011-2012 school year. If your local school has students without a stable home environment, here are some organizations that can help:

Listen: Houston Matters show on homelessness in Houston

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