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Youth homelessness: A snapshot
The 2016 Australian Bureau of Statistics Census estimates that 39% of Victorians counted as experiencing homelessness on Census night were under 25 years old. The fact that 9742 young people are without a home can come as a s...

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Why are young people homeless?
There are many reasons why young people become homeless. Family/relationship breakdowns, mental health issues, drug and alcohol addiction, housing crisis, inadequate or inappropriate living conditions, and insufficient income...

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How do homeless young people feel?
Most young people only have negative feelings about becoming homeless, while others feel a mixture of negative and optimistic feelings.

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What can we do?
We have all read the articles about the increased cost of housing, including private rental, pushing more and more people to the outer suburbs for a more affordable home.

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