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America's Youngest Outcasts: South Carolina

Infographic that documents the number of homeless children in South Carolina, their well-being, their risk for child homelessness, and state level planning and policy efforts.

Homeless and Runaway Youth

Statistics on homeless and runaway youth. Common reasons why youth become homeless or runaway. Consequences of life on the street. What are states doing?

Homeless Children and Youth: Causes and Consequences

This November 2009 report explores the causes and consequences of the epidemic of homelessness among children and youth.

Housing and Homeless Programs For People With Mental Health Issues

The Housing and Homeless Programs of SCDMH provide technical assistance and funding through vendor contracts to organizations, primarily non-profit organizations, that provide housing and services to persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses. Our mission is to provide people with mental illness the opportunity to live independently in the community of their choice with dignity and respect.

Legal Tools to End Youth Homelessness

Provides information on federal laws that can help homeless/runaway youth.

Locate a Health Center

Locate the nearest Community Health Center, including Health Care for the Homeless Programs.

Locate a Runaway and Homeless Youth Program

Locate the nearest Family and Youth Services Bureau-funded emergency shelter, transitional living program or street outreach program for runaway or homeless youth.

National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty

A legal arm of the nationwide movement to alleviate, prevent, and end homelessness, whose primary strategies are to impact litigation, policy advocacy, and public education.

National Runaway Safeline

The mission of the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) is to help keep America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. NRS provides education and solution-focused interventions, offers non-sectarian, non-judgmental support, respects confidentiality, collaborates with volunteers, and responds to at-risk youth and their families 24 hours a day through phone, email and live chat.

Searching Affordable Rental Housing

Whether you are looking for a place to call home, or you would like a place to list your rental properties. A free statewide listing and locating service is now available to assist you...

Support for Students Whose Families Have Lost Their Homes to Foreclosure

If your family owned its home and lost it to foreclosure, or if your family was renting a home and the landlord lost it to foreclosure, and you are now living in a temporary situation, your preschool-aged and school-aged children may qualify for certain rights and protections under the McKinney-Vento Act.

The National Network for Youth

Organization advocating at the federal level to educate the public and policymakers about the needs of homeless and disconnected youth.

Youth Homelessness

Learn about youth homelessness, casuses, consequences and ways you can help.

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