Transgender youth are 120% more at risk of being homeless compared to their non LGBTQIA+ peers, a 2017 study finds. The Thrive Center in San Antonio is working to change that.

LGBTQ+ youth are at much higher risk of homelessness compared to their peers. The Thrive Center in San Antonio works to house and stabilize that population. Credit: Scott Ball / San Antonio Report

A woman peers from the roof of her shelter during the point-in-time count of the local homeless population put on by local police and Haven for Hope. Photo by Scott Ball.