Youth REACH MD has issued the findings from the Phase 2 report! Check it out to learn more about the process leading up to the count as well as what we found. More than 1,200 youth and young adults … [Read More...]
The Youth REACH MD Program
Our Closing Message
The 2015 Youth REACH MD Survey period has closed. The Department of Housing and Community Development, Delegate Mary Washington, the University of Maryland, and the rest of the Youth REACH MD Coalition would like to sincerely thank all those who participated. We would especially like to thank the numerous youth ambassadors, volunteers, and partners that contributed to the successful execution of this Demonstration. We have received over 900 surveys and counting! Comprehensive results will be available in January, 2016 and we encourage you to continue to like us on Facebook and follow us at #iCount for important updates. Thank you for supporting our efforts to end and prevent youth homelessness in Maryland!
How they got to this place is varied—some have left abusive situations, did not get along with their parents, or they may have aged out of the foster care or juvenile justice systems. However they got there, all homelessness is fundamentally associated with poverty and a lack of safe and affordable housing.