Did you know?

168

youth age 12-24 are homeless in Boulder County on any given night.

35%

of homeless youth identify as LGBTQ in Boulder County.  The #1 reason they are on the street is family rejection.

50%

of chronically homeless adults were homeless as transition age youth.

100%

of homeless youth are trauma survivors, experienced abuse and neglect, suffer from mental health or substance abuse issues, live in poverty.

Why is this important?

In 2015, Attention Homes served over 750 unduplicated youth at The Source, Boulder’s only shelter for homeless youth.  Based on past experience, almost 300 of the individuals served will return to The Source seeking emergency shelter and services because they can’t find or maintain stable housing.