The Canadian Press

2015-06-01 | NL Homeless Youth

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A new report from the outreach group Choices for Youth calls for an integrated action plan to prevent homelessness in Newfoundland and Labrador. Jessica Wall, now 22, spent much of her childhood in care and says it was scary to reach milestones like age 16 that meant changing support systems. (The report calls for an approach that will bring together housing, mental health and other supports to better help the most vulnerable young people.)

Date: 2015-06-01
Placeline: ST. JOHN'S, N.L.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 12 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << my 16th birthday I did a lot of time because I didn't know what system I was going to go in next to and I didn't know you know being in system for so long and then you age out it's kind of like you're leaving your family behind >>