YouthCare Responds to 2019 Count Us In Results

This past Friday, King County released their 2019 Point-In-Time Count, including the number of youth and young adults experiencing homelessness. For the first time in recent years, the number of youth and young adults experiencing homelessness dropped significantly: 1,498 in 2017 to 1,089 in 2019. Physically counting people sleeping outside is an imperfect methodology, and… Read More of “YouthCare Responds to 2019 Count Us In Results”

YouthCare Responds to 2018 Count Us In Results

Last week, King County released their 2018 Point-in-Time Count, including the number of homeless youth and young adults. Here’s the good news: the rates of youth and young adult homelessness remained relatively steady—1,498 in 2017 to 1,518 in 2018—an increase of just 20 young people. Moreover, the number of homeless minors went down by 22%, due… Read More of “YouthCare Responds to 2018 Count Us In Results”

YouthCare Responds to All Home 2017 Data on Homelessness in King County

This morning, All Home King County released the results of their point-in-time count of homeless people in our community. The count was performed on January 27, 2017. For this year’s count, All Home employed different methodology than previous years and worked with a new research partner. We have long known that previous counts of 800-1,000… Read More of “YouthCare Responds to All Home 2017 Data on Homelessness in King County”

21% Increase in Homelessness in King County

The One Night Count is King County’s community-organized point-in-time count of individuals without shelter. We are incredibly saddened by the preliminary results of this year’s count, which show a 21% increase in unsheltered adults and children.  Volunteer teams counted a total of 3,772 people staying outside, in vehicles, in makeshift shelters, or walking or riding buses during the ONC. YouthCare participated once… Read More of “21% Increase in Homelessness in King County”