ABA Opinion: Know Who Can Really Help Homeless Kids?
American Bar Association
January 10, 2018
To help these children create better lives, the American Bar Association has formed the Homeless Youth Legal Network. The network gives children and young adults experiencing homelessness increased access to legal services and matches lawyers’ skills and interests with the needs of the youth they assist. It also provides lawyers with training and technical assistance in the unique needs of homeless young people.
The network has chosen 12 Model Programs that showcase promising practices across the country. They range from the Homeless Youth Legal Clinic in Salt Lake City to the Center for Children’s Advocacy in Hartford, Conn.,