Vulnerable Youth

Recent Trends

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Child Trends

May 1, 2006

Summary

This paper, an extension of Casey's 2004 KIDS COUNT Data Book, examines national and state-level trend data on five types of vulnerable youth. 

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Key Takeaway

A focus on five different youth groups linked by one common circumstance — vulnerability

This report looks at five populations of at-risk youth: 1) teen mothers; 2) victims of maltreatment; 3) foster care participants; 4) juvenile detention residents; and 5) recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program payments.     

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