Preventing a rebound in youth homelessness after COVID-19

Initiatives to protect homeless young people during the pandemic were effective, but we need a long term strategy that delivers better support and helps prevent homelessness.

Dr Jess Heerde and Professor George Patton from the Department of Paediatrics, together with Associate Professor Rohan Borschmann, Professor Stuart Kinner and Dr Jesse Young, University of Melbourne examine how the pandemic has highlighted the extreme vulnerabilities of the homeless, especially the young homeless, in this article published in Pursuit.

Youth Homelessness