Family can be the difference maker for young adults who are experiencing homelessness and hopelessness. These young people are all alone, without family connections or abandoned/abused by the family they do have.

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Young adults between the ages of 18-24 are particularly vulnerable to homelessness. At any given time there are more than 55,000 young adults homeless in the United States with 122,000 experiencing at least a period of “transitional” homelessness each year.
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Every year 27,000 foster children turn 18 and “age out” of Foster Care. Left to do life alone, without a caring adult to walk beside them the statistics are grim and startling.

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    Day of Play with United Methodist Children’s Home

    Saturday, October 22nd, 2016
    11:00am – 3:00pm

    United Methodist Children’s Home
    500 S. Columbia Drive
    Decatur, GA 30030 More Details

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    Free Song Download

    WARNING: Be prepared to cry. “Welcome home come be found in my story….” just one of the many powerful lines in this incredible song written by Kurt Scobie. Step Into My Story tells the powerful tale of young adults who’ve found themselves alone in this world because they’ve aged out of foster care, are homeless or otherwise without family. Can you even imagine?

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    Adult Orientation

    The first question anyone asks is, “So tell me how this program works?” We think that’s a great question! Whether you’re interested in becoming a Connections Home, Adult Mentor or volunteer, the answer to that question is found in our 1-hour Adult Orientation webinar.

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It may be simply because we’re immersed in this age group every day, but right now we’re seeing a major paradigm shift in how and when childhood/adolescence ends.