New Jersey Gets Good Marks On Child Homelessness But Much Room For Improvement
By Paul Nichols
Chances are you won’t see one of the nation’s fastest growing homeless populations camped out on a park bench or queuing up at a local shelter. One in 30 of American children is homeless—an all-time high of 2.5 million. These kids are often invisible, crashing with their families on friends’ couches, sleeping in all-night diners or hopping from motel to motel from week to week.
New Jersey gets high marks ranking 5th among the 50 states, according to a new report by the National Center on Family Homelessness (NCFH)...