to the Youth Homelessness page

In this space, you will find resources and discussions relating to youth homelessness. Youth homelessness is distinct from adult homelessness. The causes and consequences of youth homelessness are unique, so too are the solutions.

Our collective commitment to understanding and ultimately ending youth homelessness is significant. We have created this space to support that commitment. We can use it to share advice, help improve coordination and contribute to the development of our collective response.

We encourage all Workspace members to contribute to discussions below! Do you have a question or topic that you’d like to discuss? Simply add it to the discussion board below and wait for other members to join the conversation!

Recent Discussions

DiscussionPreventing, reducing and ending LGBTQ2S youth homelessness requires special…

Canadian Observatory on Homelessness  2 months ago LGBTQ2S

QuestionKeeping families together

Zoe Dew  5 months ago Prevention
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If your community has additional resources to add, please post them in the discussion forum with a brief description. 

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What is Youth Homelessness?

“Youth homelessness” refers to the situation and experience of young people between the ages of 13 and 24 who are living independently of parents and/or caregivers, but do not have the means or ability to acquire a stable, safe or consistent residence.

 - Canadian Observatory on Homelessness 

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This community forum is managed by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness.

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