Homelessness is Inextricably Connected to Hunger

Homelessness is inextricably connected to hunger. Families and youth stay hungry in order to stay housed; they eat less in order to pay rent. Once homeless, finding food or accessing meals becomes much more challenging. Moving from place to place, not having transportation or cooking facilities (or even a can opener) are all real barriers. Families and youth who stay with other people eat less, or not at all, in order not to get kicked out.

  • From wraparound service coordinators and host homes for homeless youth in Adams 12 Five Star Schools in Colorado
  • To dispatching school safety officers to deliver meals to homeless families in Lawton, OK
  • To statewide efforts in Massachusetts to ensure homeless families and youth receive Pandemic EBT.

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This is hub of expertise and stories to drive solutions around children, youth, and family homelessness. It is a project of SchoolHouse Connection.

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