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Homeless Youth: Recent Research

Covenant House hosts collaborative research about youth homelessness on our website as one of many tools in our advocacy and education efforts.  We hope that these whitepapers will inspire every day people to demand change through the adoption of the policies and laws to empower and protect homeless youth.  

IMPLEMENTATION OF A mHEALTH PROGRAM WITHIN A HOMELESS POPULATION OF YOUNG MOTHERS, by Maureen Byrnes, DNP, RN, CNM: A project completed at Covenant House New Jersey involving young mothers utilizing the 'Text for Baby' program outlined in the attached 'white paper'.   The nurse practitioner who oversaw the program, Maureen Byrnes recently received her doctorate based upon the work she did with our youth around this program.