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

Supporting Families of Those Reentering from Incarceration with Cash, Wraparound Supports
This brief summarizes the Kinship Reentry Program approach, client perceptions of the program, and its readiness for future evaluation.
Strengthening the Village
These publications explore policies and programs for unstably housed youth to build permanent connections and, when appropriate, stabilize positive informal...
April 25, 2023
Home Visiting Services Help Homeless Families Navigate Children’s Health and Development
This report examines Start Early's Home Visiting for Homeless Families project and its progress toward increasing access to home visiting services among...
Youth of Color Disproportionately Impacted by Housing Instability
This brief consolidates Chapin Hall research about race as a factor in the likelihood that teens and young adults will experience housing instability.
Public-Private Partnership Launches the First Direct Cash Transfer Study for Addressing Young Adult Homelessness
Chapin Hall and partners launch initiative to empower young people, increase their access to safe and stable housing, and improve evidence on what works
June 17, 2021
Millions of Young People are Struggling to Meet Basic Needs during COVID-19, with Large Racial Disparities
This study examines previously untold stories of the pandemic among young people, focusing particularly on food and housing insecurity, mental health, and race.
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