Survey to find ‘hidden population’ of children, young adults

Homeless Children with Bare Feet.

For homeless children across the country, the pandemic halted routines that included a safe place to go during the day and nights often spent couch-surfing at a friend’s place.

Schools were closed, and families often felt forced to live in isolation with only direct relatives.

Those disruptions further obstructed organizations that work with school systems and other agencies to find and help homeless children.

Although schools have reopened and quarantines have lifted, thousands of kids and young adults across Maryland are unsure where they will sleep each night.

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