North Carolina Coalition to End Homelessness

ICPH Brief: A Tangled Web - Homeless Families and Their Overlapping Needs

Homeless families often have intense service needs resulting from mental illness, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, domestic violence, and veteran status. Unfortunately, most reports depict families as a homogenous group or lump them with homeless singles, which has resulted in a very limited picture of families. This report from the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness sheds light on the diversity and interconnectedness of homeless family subpopulations and stresses the importance of comprehensive data collection.
 
Click here to download the report or read it on the ICPH website.
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