While cities and LGBTQ communities across the country celebrate Pride Month, it’s a perfect moment to reflect on the many underserved youth that still require support. Here at the Alliance, it is our belief that a coordinated community response is the only way to end homelessness for LGBTQ youth. Most importantly, perhaps, we believe that ending LGBTQ youth homelessness is an achievable goal, and that it is everyone’s responsibility.
Practice Knowledge Project
The Practice Knowledge Project is a series that explores the approaches most likely to success in reducing the number of homeless youth per the insights of experienced practitioners in the field.
New Budget Bill Supports Youth
The eleventh hour budget bill passed at the end of 2015 does more than increase funding for homeless assistance. It makes specific investments to end youth homelessness.
Ending Homelessness for Unaccompanied Minor Youth
This paper examines the necessary elements of a comprehensive response to youth homelessness that is based on the expertise shared by nonprofit providers with years of experience serving unaccompanied minor youth. Through the Practice Knowledge Project, they identified the following […]
Ending Homelessness for Unaccompanied Youth Age 18-24
Each year, around 150,000 unaccompanied older youth experience homelessness. These youth have a broad range of needs but there is no comprehensive system to prevent their homelessness, provide supportive services, and ensure sufficient safe shelter and long-term housing options. Such […]