The #1 indicator that a person will become homeless as an adult is experiencing trauma as a child. Homelessness is one of the most significant traumas any child can face. FamilyAid Boston is working side by side with parents to ensure Boston’s homeless children have the resources they need to prevent this cycle from continuing.
65% of children admitted to the emergency room have a diagnosis of homelessness.
2,191 the number of homeless children in Boston on any given night. This is enough to fill Boston Children's Hospital five times.
Massachusetts has the 4th highest rate of family homelessness in the United States.
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