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Street Youth Are Among the Most Victimized Populations in Canada
Compared to youth who have homes, street youth are much more likely to be victims of crime. Young homeless women are particularly vulnerable.
Homeless Youth Need More Than Low-Paying Employment to Succeed
Most homeless youth do not lack the motivation to work and do not prefer a criminal lifestyle to a law-abiding one. Homeless youth see deviant and criminal activities as a short term economic necessity for survival ...
Improved Discharge Planning Will Help Put an End to Prison Revolving Door for the Homeless
The issue of homelessness and prisoner re-entry deserves more political attention. Almost every prisoner will eventually be released back into the community. Therefore, it is important to improve discharge planning and ...
Street Youth Are More Likely Than Housed Youth to Be Victims of Crime
Being homeless exposes young people to dangerous people and places. It marginalizes youth and makes them more vulnerable to violence and victimization.