Foster care connection to homelessness

Results from last year’s youth homeless count in Kamloops have now been released by A Way Home.

Among the findings are revealing figures concerning youth who age out of foster care. Of the youth surveyed, 57% of those currently homeless are former youth in government care, and 40% of those aged out of foster care at 19.

Read more: 2016 Kamloops Youth Homelessness Count