Almost Home, the book

THE PROBLEM

Every year more than
2 million kids in America
will face a period of homelessness

The facts about homelessness are staggering… but acknowledging the depth of the problem is the first step in fixing it.

25%

...of homeless kids spend at least one day every month without food.

20,000

...kids in the United States are forced into prostitution by human trafficking networks every year.

57%

...of former foster children become homeless within two to four years of leaving the system.

THE SOLUTION

Covenant House works day and night to provide shelter and support for kids who have endured lives of abuse, neglect, and homelessness.

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In 2011, Covenant House provided services to more than 56,000 of these kids.

Our Residential and Community Service Center programs cared for 24,972 homeless kids.

While Covenant House Street Outreach teams served an additional 31,050 homeless and at-risk youth on the streets in 21 cities where Covenant House operates.