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Cityscape: Volume 20 Number 3 | Youth Homelessness: Research Insights for Coordinated Community Response


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Youth Homelessness

Volume 20, Number 3

Mark D. Shroder

Michelle P. Matuga

Youth Homelessness: Research Insights for Coordinated Community Response

Matthew H. Morton
Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago

This symposium brings together research from different methods and perspectives to inform coordinated community responses to youth homelessness. Coordinated response efforts have played important roles with other populations experiencing homelessness (for example, veterans and chronic homeless adults). In most communities, however, the concept is more nascent for addressing homelessness among youth and young adults, and systems and services need to be attuned to young people’s circumstances and preferences.

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