Homeless Youth In Minn. Face Uncertain Future

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Wilder Research estimates, that on any night in the state of Minnesota, 2,500 youth and young adults are homeless and unaccompanied by an adult.

In any year, 10,000 youth experience homelessness in Minnesota.

This week we’re sharing stories about Youth in Crisis in this state. WCCO’s Susie Jones begins with some of the most vulnerable.

Homeless Youth Part 1

Jones found a troubling recent Wilder Foundation study. It shows people under 21 now account for nearly half of Minnesota’s 10,000 homeless sleeping in shelters every night.

Homeless Youth Part 2

The following are links to resources to help young people find help:

YouthLinkMN.org
National Homeless Fact Sheets
Avenues For Youth
Salvation Army North
Mass Resources

.

.

.

.

More from Susie Jones
Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From WCCO | CBS Minnesota

The Leaderboard
Good Question

Listen Live