Advocates for Homeless Youth Lobbies for Better Housing


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Youth homeless supporters in Connecticut claimed that there is a need for better housing to safely house young people in crisis.

According to a report, Invisible No More, released by the homeless youth advocates, 40 percent of young people interviewed said they were in their present living situations for less than three months. The two-thirds that were interviewed said they moved twice or more in the past year.


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Federal Programs Related to - Housing, General/Other

Programs that seek to meet the basic shelter needs of the community by providing temporary shelter for people who are in emergency situations, home improvement programs, housing location assistance and a variety of housing alternatives.

Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.



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