No teenager ever aspires to become homeless, running from the very people who were supposed to care and protect him. However, 1. Many of these teenagers are abused sexually, physically and emotionally. They run for safety but instead end up fleeing right into an abyss of dangerous predators seeking vulnerable youth who only yearn for the comfort of a caring body.
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We also fund specialized programming for runaway and homeless young people who are pregnant and parenting, sexually-exploited, and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning LGBTQ youth. We are committed to providing funding for a variety of services in order that all runaway and homeless young people will have access to the resources they need to get off the streets and stabilize their lives. Provide homeless youth ages with longer-term shelter, in addition to the training and support they need to establish an independent life. Learn about Transitional Independent Living. Provide young people a safe and welcoming temporary shelter. Learn about Crisis Services Programs.
Each year, an estimated 4. On any given night, approximately 41, unaccompanied youth ages experience homelessness. Demographic risk factors for becoming homeless include being Hispanic or black; parenting and unmarried; or LGBTQ, with LGBTQ youth having more than twice the risk of being homeless than their cisgender or heterosexual peers. Also noted in the congressional report, females are more likely than males to run away, and among white, black and Hispanic youth, black youth have the highest rates of running away with approximately half of youth running away before the age of Children in foster care face multiple factors that increase their risk of homelessness , including the number of foster care placements, history of running away from placements and time spent in a group home.
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