HomeHealth Care in the Homeless Population

State of health care in the homeless population

People experiencing homelessness suffer disproportionately from poor health. The following facts illustrate the dire status of health within the homeless population.

Homelessness and poor health are linked in the following ways:

Children experiencing homelessness are at a high risk of having depression, ADHD, obesity, tooth decay and poor school performance.

Homeless people suffer disproportionately from poor health as a result. The following indicators illustrate the complex status of health within the homeless population:

CFH believes that Homelessness is a condition, not a characteristic and conditions can be treated.

We are ending episodes of homelessness through real solutions, including:

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