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Resources for Young Parents & Children Experiencing Homelessness

Year: 2016

Practitioners, policymakers, and young parents can use this database to find resources about programs, guidance, practices, and supports available to young parents experiencing homelessness, as well as for their children. For example:

  • The database includes almost a dozen related to mental health and substance use issues, ranging from evidence-based practices to fact sheets on Medicaid eligibility for youth experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
  • There are several resources on parenting supports, including fact sheets for parents and providers and a review of relevant home visiting research.
  • The database lists several webinars relevant for serving this population on topics such as engaging young fathers, integrating early childhood home visiting and homelessness systems, and access to health care for pregnant and parenting youth.