Do More Youth Experience Homelessness in Dallas, Collin Counties During the Summer?

The Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance Youth Committee and its volunteers in June plans to conduct its first ever summer homeless youth in Dallas and Collin counties.Volunteers will venture out around the counties to survey homeless youth where they might be: on the streets, in hotels or sleeping on friends’ couches.Keri Stitt, chair of the Youth Committee, said the group decided to conduct the count to see if the area has a spike in youth homelessness during the summer months. The group previously conducted a count over six nights in late January and early February.“We needed to see the entire picture once school is out,” Stitt said.  Continue reading...

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