The SSW’s Amanda Miller wrote an editorial that appears at YouthToday.org on the topic of “Youth Homelessness Must Be Made Visible Through Systems Collaboration.” Miller is the housing and homelessness program manager at The Institute for Innovation & Implementation at the University of Maryland School of Social Work in Baltimore.
Youth REACH MD releases findings of unaccompanied youth and young adults experiencing homelessness across Maryland Nearly 3,000 youth and young adults were identified as under the age of 25, not in the care of a parent or guardian, and lacking a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, according to Youth REACH MD’s most recent survey on […]
“…Homelessness looks different for young people than for adults, advocates say, starting with the reasons they’re driven there in the first place. Some are homeless as a result of the death, incarceration or substance abuse of a parent, or overcrowding in their homes. Others run away, age out of foster care or leave a juvenile […]
Youth REACH MD—a coalition of state and local partners—is conducting a youth outreach effort March 1 through April 15 across nine regions in Maryland to better understand and address youth homelessness and improve outcomes for youth and young adults in Maryland. This survey and census of youth and young adults who are on their own and experiencing […]
BALTIMORE, Md. – More than 1,400 people under 25 years old do not have a stable place to sleep at night in Maryland. A statistic that shows a huge disparity between a groundbreaking study by the University of Maryland and the federally mandated national survey by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Originally HUD’s […]
Youth REACH MD has issued its findings from the 2015 demonstration count in our new Phase 2 report! More than 1,200 youth and young adults participated in the count across 8 Maryland jurisdictions. Check out the report to learn more about the count and what we found HERE. Thanks to all who participated and who contributed to the […]
Youth REACH MD is working to connect with the unaccompanied homeless youth and young adults in Maryland. But what does that mean? We may actually know these people. We may see them everyday at school, in a store or at work. We may not immediately recognize their situation. – Young people under the age of […]
The Six Maryland Continuums of Care (COC) participating in the Youth REACH MD Project are: Anne Arundel County Organization: Anne Arundel County Coalition End Homelessness Contact Name: Kathryn Philliben Contact Phone: 410-519-5080 Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Baltimore City Organization: The Journey Home Contact Name: Adrienne Breidenstine Contact Phone: 410-396-7543 Contact Email: email@example.com Baltimore County Organization: Baltimore County Communities […]