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Our Why

experience homelessness

1 in 30 adolescents between the ages of 13-17

baltimore and THE STATE OF MARYLAND

33% of homeless youth have been apart of the foster care system
29%
  • 600,000 people reside in the city of Baltimore. Almost half of that population lives underneath the federal poverty line. 

  • 157,000 youth live in poverty

  • 315,000 youth have parents who doesn't have stable employment

  • 21,000 teenagers are not enrolled in school in the state of Maryland.

69%

have reported mental health issues

homeless youth reported substance abuse issues.
50% of youth have been in the juvenile justice system

according to the government, you are still considered a youth until the age of 25