Homelessness and Poverty Among Students Guide

Tulane University’s School of Social Work has released a resource guide for parents and teacher on homelessness and poverty among students. As unbelievable as it sounds, repots have shown that more than a third of students struggle to avoid hunger and lack stable housing.

How are students and kids expected to grow and do well in school without adequate food and housing? This guide includes links to resources and support for students and children facing hunger, poverty, or lacking stable housing.

This resource highlights a number of other alarming statistics as well as valuable resources including:

  • Effective methods to alleviate student poverty and homelessness
  • Top mental and physical health issues homeless students face, with resources to get help
  • Essential tips for parents and teachers to help kids find resources.

These and other online resources may be found at:
https://socialwork.tulane.edu/blog/homelessness-and-poverty-among-students