Homeless Youth in Lane County

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Homeless Youth in Lane County

  1. 1. … approximately experience homelessness in any given year 3,500,000 In America…
  2. 2. . . . there are homeless24,000 In Oregon…
  3. 3. . . . there are homeless3,971 The largest growing demographic is age 15-18 In Lane County…
  4. 4. Domestic Violence Sexual Abuse Drug Addiction Developmental Disabilities Mental Illness Aged out of Foster Care Poor Choices Barriers to Access of Services Unemployment and Low Wages Why are they homeless?
  5. 5. We aim to reduce chronic homelessness and unemployment among youth 16-24 through relationships, a drop-in center, job training, referral, and emergency shelter. Our Purpose
  6. 6. Drop In Center – provide basic needs and care Job readiness –Work Skills Shelter – Egan Warming Center Ragamuffin Church Our Program
  7. 7. Last year about 1000 were served:
  8. 8. Food…
  9. 9. Clothes…
  10. 10. Shelter…
  11. 11. Hosea Youth also received: A safe place to rest Showers Counsel Laundry Phone to call home
  12. 12. Volunteer Donations of goods and services Financial support How you can help
  13. 13. HYS

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