When unaccompanied youth seek housing in rural areas, they encounter unique barriers.
From lack of social services to transportation and funding challenges, the needs of rural youth require innovative strategies to help them find and keep housing.
And youth-serving organizations have their own set of challenges. When seeking funding, they struggle to have a client base sufficient for competitive grants. They also have to allocate a disproportionate amount of staff time and energy to transporting youth to and from appointments, due to the long travel distances.
In this slideshow we look at some creative solutions for helping rural youth. For more on serving rural youth, explore these NCFY articles: