Homeless youth in the community will have a safe place to sleep and live under a deal with the Tumbleweed Program that Yellowstone County officials approved Tuesday.
Joshua Downes, left, and Chelsia Davis of the Billings Metro VISTA Project do a pre-presentation of their homeless youth survey results for Tumbleweed on Nov. 7, 2013.
A survey to get a better idea of how many homeless youth live in Billings has wrapped up, and a handful of Americorps VISTA members and volunteers are poring over and analyzing the data.
Sheri Boelter, executive director of the Tumbleweed program, which works with homeless youth, calls them Billings’ “purposefully invisible” population.
CASPER - As the Natrona County School District's advocate for homeless students, Greta Hinderliter finds herself working out of her Honda CR-V more often than at a desk in her office.