Who Experiences Homelessness?

The Largest Population

Most people who experience homelessness are single adults.

Single Adults

Every Child Deserves a Home

Homelessness is devastating, regardless of age. But for children, in particular, it can have serious physical, emotional and psychological implications.

Children and Families

Ending Homelessness for Our Veterans

Our nation’s veterans may face invisible wounds of war that may make them more vulnerable to homelessness.


An Aging Population

Older adults entering homelessness face unique challenges, such as living on fixed incomes, increased health care needs, and lack of affordable housing.

Older Adults

The Most Vulnerable

Physical and mental health conditions can be both the cause, and a result, of homelessness. For some, these health challenges can mean years or decades on the streets and in shelters.

Chronically Homeless

Young and Homeless

Each night, thousands of young people living on their own go to sleep without the safety, stability and support of a family or a home.

Youth and Young Adults