Homeless Youth in School

Massachusetts Students: Homeless and On their Own

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education estimates that nearly 6,000 high school students are homeless Scared Asian Girland on their own. Thousands more homeless youth are not reflected in these numbers because they have already dropped out of school. There is a desperate need for increased shelter and housing options for youth living without their parents. See, Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless

To learn more, visit the Massachusetts Catholic Conference web page on Homeless Youth