Hastings Star Gazette: Finding resources can be a challenge for Hastings teens

EXCERPT: “Though the amount of homeless teenagers is higher in the Twin Cities and most metro area cities, teens facing homelessness in greater Minnesota face different challenges and ones that often make them more vulnerable. The further from the Twin Cities, the harder it can be for teenagers to connect with resources. They are more likely to be outside of a shelter system or unable to find shelter, according to Wilder Research. Wilder also found these teens are much more likely to have experienced some kind of adverse events such as abusive or incarcerated parents, sexual abuse or been in an out-of-home placement for some period of time.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2KmxpB8