Aug 01

Unaccompanied Homeless Youth Estimates (2012-2013)

Unaccompanied homeless students represent an often times hidden population and are difficult to accurately identify.

Lacking an accurate number, advocates from Columbia Legal Services examined the identification rates of unaccompanied homeless students in schools, and found that approximately 15% of all homeless students, or 4,622 youth, are unaccompanied homeless students.