Youth Homelessness

Chapin Hall provides national leadership on what works to prevent and end youth homelessness. Our integrated, multi-component research provides a deep understanding of the conditions that lead to homelessness for young people. Our partners range from government agencies, to local service providers, to the affected youth themselves. Together, we are working to end youth homelessness.

Focus Areas

Our Work Focuses On

Research and Policy Analysis

This current and wide-ranging collection of research reports on youth homelessness address the prevalence of youth homelessness in the United States, populations that are disproportionately affected, rural homelessness and more.
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Youth Homelessness Capacity Building

Chapin Hall works with local jurisdictions to understand, prevent, and respond to youth homelessness. Learn more about our youth count toolkit and place-based work.
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Youth Homelessness Resources

Explore Chapin Hall's resources on ending youth homelessness, including tool kits, recorded press conferences and webinars, and more.
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Recent Content
Youth Homelessness

Recent Content

Report
Development of Standard Set of Measures Would Improve Outcomes for Youth Experiencing Homelessness
This report recommends outcomes and measures associated with core outcome areas for youth experiencing homelessness.
2019
Report
Young People Experience Significant Disruption and Loss Both Before and During Their Homelessness
This brief elevates the voices of youth as a call to adults to rethink and redouble their efforts in ending youth homelessness.
2019
News
New York City Youth Homelessness Assessment Identifies Prevention and Response Improvements
Chapin Hall released New York City’s first rapid, mixed-methods assessment of the system of services and supports available to youth experiencing homelessness. 
May 9, 2019
Report
Assessment of New York City’s Homelessness System Reveals Opportunities and Challenges to Meet Youth’s Needs
In this report, Chapin Hall researchers detail New York City’s first rapid, mixed-methods assessment of the services and supports available to youth...
2019
Research Collection
Five-year Housing Demonstration Sites Face Diverse Challenges while Providing Some Benefits to Families
In 2012, the Children’s Bureau of the Administration on Children, Youth, and Families in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provided an...
2019
Report
Supportive Housing Interventions in Connecticut Found to Decrease Foster Care Placements
This report examines the effectiveness of a "housing first" approach to support families in the child welfare system.
2019
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