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Finding Homeless Youth: Patterns Based on Geographical Area and Number of Homeless Episodes

Witkin, Andrea; Milburn, Norweeta; Rotheram-Borus, Mary Jane; Batterham, Philip; May, Suzanne; Brooks, Ronald


A census of homeless youth was conducted in locations across Los Angeles County, California. Building on previous research that has focused on homeless youth in cruise areas, the authors examined demographic and behavioral differences between homeless youth in cruise and noncruise areas. Youth in cruise areas were more likely than youth in noncruise areas to be older, to have been away from home longer, to have recently visited community-based agencies, and were likely to have resided in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Youth and Society
DOI: 10.1177/0044118X04272811


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