Family

Re-thinking Family in the Context of Homeless Youth

Re-thinking Family in the Context of Homeless Youth

It is presumed that the role of agencies that support at-risk youth, like Horizons for Youth, is to help homeless youth become self-sufficient and independent from their family. However, if ‘family’ is framed as a detriment to homeless youth, we may be dismissing some important individuals that can help youth transition out of homelessness