Family Housing Fund, 1999
This report from the Family Housing Fund catalogs the myriad impacts homelessness has on children. The author focuses first on how homelessness affects different age groups: prenatal, infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged children. She then details the ways homelessness can affect physical, emotional/behavioral and academic development of children. The article closes with an analysis of how parental and institutional support can reverse the negative effects of homelessness.
Research category: Youth