Conducting a Youth Count: A Toolkit (Chapin Hall)

December 21, 2017

Webinar: Preparing for the 2017 PIT Count: Promising Practices for Counting Youth

November 22, 2016

…for the 2017 PIT Count: Promising Practices for Counting Youth from USICH on Vimeo. Establishing a baseline means that as we measure national and local progress on ending youth homelessness with the PIT count, 2017 will be used as the initial comparison year. To help communities prepare for the PIT…

Voices of Youth Count Research-to-Impact Briefs (Chapin Hall)

March 20, 2019

Research-to-Impact Briefs include: Missed Opportunities: Youth Homelessness in America Missed Opportunities: LGBTQ Youth Homelessness in America Missed Opportunities: Pregnant and Parenting Youth Experiencing Homelessness in America Missed Opportunities: Counting Youth Experiencing Homelessness in America Missed Opportunities: Youth Homelessness in Rural America Missed Opportunities: Youth Pathways Through Homelessness in America

Youth Count! Developing Strategies for Counting Unaccompanied Youth

October 11, 2012

The Youth Count! Initiative was developed per a recommendation from the framework for ending youth homelessness. Because the PIT counts are conducted in every community around the country, this presented an opportunity to test strategies to capture information on the numbers and characteristics of unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness. The goal…

Improving our National Estimate of Unaccompanied Youth Homelessness: the 2017 Point-In-Time Count

November 16, 2016

…communities can more effectively count youth as part of the 2017 Point-in-Time count. The webinar will include presenters from HUD, HHS, and ED, Chapin Hall’s Voices of Youth Count, and a community partner, who will highlight local efforts to get to a more accurate count of youth experiencing homelessness in…

Voices of Youth Count Offers Model for Youth-Informed and Youth-Led Homelessness Count

August 05, 2016

…will conduct a street count and survey of homeless and runaway youth as part of the Voices of Youth Count. Voices of Youth Count, led by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, aims to engage youth experience and voice in creating a more complete picture of the number of…

Ending Youth Homelessness in Connecticut

March 25, 2015

…the goal to end youth homelessness is set for 2022 while our goals to end Veteran and chronic homelessness are set for 2015 and 2016 respectively, you’re in good company. Youth homelessness is an urgent problem with lots of costly outcomes. Addressing this is also a preventative measure to stem…

Resource Roundup: Building Your System

March 14, 2019

…homelessness, family homelessness and youth homelessness will help you focus on the components of your system and how to measure their effectiveness. Our Preventing and Ending Youth Homelessness: A Coordinated Community Response can help you understand the overall model for a strong system response. Our 10 Strategies to End Chronic…

The Last Council Meeting of 2018 Explores National Data and Welcomes New Leadership

January 28, 2019

…HUD’s 2018 Point-in-Time (PIT) count data and ED’s Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) program data for School Year 2016-17. They also explored the ways federal agencies can respond to, and use, different sources of data in the development and implementation of strategies, policies, and activities. The Council meeting…

Resource Roundup: Identification and Engagement

May 08, 2019

…Promising Practices for Counting Youth Experiencing Homelessness in the Point-in-Time Counts highlights several strategies and efforts communities have implemented to better count youth experiencing homelessness. Collect information from hospitals, jails, schools, the child welfare system, hotlines and 2-1-1, and other community-based programs Interagency Data Disclosure: A Tip Sheet on Interagency…

Conducting a Youth Count: A Toolkit (Chapin Hall)

December 21, 2017

Webinar: Preparing for the 2017 PIT Count: Promising Practices for Counting Youth

November 22, 2016

…for the 2017 PIT Count: Promising Practices for Counting Youth from USICH on Vimeo. Establishing a baseline means that as we measure national and local progress on ending youth homelessness with the PIT count, 2017 will be used as the initial comparison year. To help communities prepare for the PIT…

Voices of Youth Count Research-to-Impact Briefs (Chapin Hall)

March 20, 2019

Research-to-Impact Briefs include: Missed Opportunities: Youth Homelessness in America Missed Opportunities: LGBTQ Youth Homelessness in America Missed Opportunities: Pregnant and Parenting Youth Experiencing Homelessness in America Missed Opportunities: Counting Youth Experiencing Homelessness in America Missed Opportunities: Youth Homelessness in Rural America Missed Opportunities: Youth Pathways Through Homelessness in America

Youth Count! Developing Strategies for Counting Unaccompanied Youth

October 11, 2012

The Youth Count! Initiative was developed per a recommendation from the framework for ending youth homelessness. Because the PIT counts are conducted in every community around the country, this presented an opportunity to test strategies to capture information on the numbers and characteristics of unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness. The goal…

Improving our National Estimate of Unaccompanied Youth Homelessness: the 2017 Point-In-Time Count

November 16, 2016

…communities can more effectively count youth as part of the 2017 Point-in-Time count. The webinar will include presenters from HUD, HHS, and ED, Chapin Hall’s Voices of Youth Count, and a community partner, who will highlight local efforts to get to a more accurate count of youth experiencing homelessness in…

Voices of Youth Count Offers Model for Youth-Informed and Youth-Led Homelessness Count

August 05, 2016

…will conduct a street count and survey of homeless and runaway youth as part of the Voices of Youth Count. Voices of Youth Count, led by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, aims to engage youth experience and voice in creating a more complete picture of the number of…

Ending Youth Homelessness in Connecticut

March 25, 2015

…the goal to end youth homelessness is set for 2022 while our goals to end Veteran and chronic homelessness are set for 2015 and 2016 respectively, you’re in good company. Youth homelessness is an urgent problem with lots of costly outcomes. Addressing this is also a preventative measure to stem…

Resource Roundup: Building Your System

March 14, 2019

…homelessness, family homelessness and youth homelessness will help you focus on the components of your system and how to measure their effectiveness. Our Preventing and Ending Youth Homelessness: A Coordinated Community Response can help you understand the overall model for a strong system response. Our 10 Strategies to End Chronic…

The Last Council Meeting of 2018 Explores National Data and Welcomes New Leadership

January 28, 2019

…HUD’s 2018 Point-in-Time (PIT) count data and ED’s Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) program data for School Year 2016-17. They also explored the ways federal agencies can respond to, and use, different sources of data in the development and implementation of strategies, policies, and activities. The Council meeting…

Resource Roundup: Identification and Engagement

May 08, 2019

…Promising Practices for Counting Youth Experiencing Homelessness in the Point-in-Time Counts highlights several strategies and efforts communities have implemented to better count youth experiencing homelessness. Collect information from hospitals, jails, schools, the child welfare system, hotlines and 2-1-1, and other community-based programs Interagency Data Disclosure: A Tip Sheet on Interagency…

Centering Youth of Color & LGBTQ Young People in Efforts to End Homelessness

February 12, 2018

…national survey on unaccompanied youth, showed that one in 10 young adults ages 18-25, and at least one in 30 adolescents ages 13-17, experience some form of homelessness over the course of a year. The results, from Chapin Hall’s Voices of Youth Count Initiative (VoYC), reinforce familiar points for providers…

Portland, Maine, and Portland, Oregon, Making Strides to End Youth Homelessness

August 07, 2015

…Federal Framework to End Youth Homelessness in 2012, the Council’s Interagency Working Group on Ending Youth Homelessness has made progress around the two broad areas for action: 1) increasing data on youth homelessness and 2) building community capacity to respond to youth homelessness. Council agencies have supported the improvement in…

National Estimates of Homelessness Largely Unchanged in 2018 Point-in-Time Count Data

December 17, 2018

…total of 36,361 unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness were counted. While this represents a 5.1% decline in youth counted compared to 2017, federal agencies will not be developing a trend analysis until 2019, when the unsheltered count is again required. There were also geographic variations and significant portions of the country…

You Should Give These USICH Resources from 2017 Another Look

January 08, 2018

…ending family homelessness and youth homelessness, along with answers to frequently asked questions about the youth criteria. (And don't forget the criteria and benchmark for ending chronic homelessness!) Using Homelessness and Housing Needs Data to Tailor and Drive Local Solutions provides an overview of some key data sources, describes what…