How many of you moved out at 18? Like, raise them really, really high, so people can get it. How many of you moved out at 18 without any type of financial support from any supportive adult in your life
Great. You are the troopers, you understand this life.
Here are the results. Here is what we see. When young people age out of foster care without the support that they need, we’re seeing 20 percent of them immediately experiencing homelessness.
Half will be employed, and, what’s even more disturbing, half of those who are employed are actually making less than $10,000 a year. This is the Midwest study out of the University of Chicago.