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Caring for the Health and Wellness of Children Experiencing Homelessness

Every year, 1.2 million children under 6 years old experience homelessness in the United States. Many of these children are in early childhood education programs. Explore this tip sheet to learn how homelessness impacts various areas of health and wellness. Discover ways to identify and assess the needs of families experiencing homelessness and connect them to medical and dental homes. Also, find resources and supports to connect families to health and wellness providers.

Publication Date: 
April 8, 2019
Resource Type: 
Information Product
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FOR FAMILIES