Child and Family Homelessness - Federal Policy Priorities Webinar Slides

Homeless Families • Homeless families comprise 32% of the overall homeless population. • 84% are female‐headed. • Most mothers do not have a high school diploma. • 92% have experienced severe physical and/or sexual abuse in their lifetimes. • 63% have reported physical assaults by an intimate partner as adults. • Homeless mothers have 4‐5 times the rates of depression compared to their housed counterparts.

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