Greensboro, NC -- Homelessness: It's a problem across the Triad, and it's not limited to adults.
The numbers of kids who don't have a place to do their homework after school, a bed to sleep in every night, or a place to call home, is staggering.
News 2 tracked down how many kids across the Triad are homeless from each school district.
Here's the breakdown of homeless students:
Alamance County: 663
Davidson County: 55
Forsyth County: 750
Randolph County: 260
Rockingham County: 59
Guilford County: 2,600
These are kids in kindergarten through 12th grade.
According to Partners Ending Homelessness, which tracks homelessness in Guilford County, since 2007, the total number of students who are homeless has increased by 47.8 percent.
They organization also says the number of kids living with a friend or relative because their family lost their home or cannot afford housing has increased by 58.3 percent.
There are resources to help.
The United Way has made it easy for everyone in North Carolina to find the help they need by dialing 211.
211 is a help line where you can find resources that you need in your community, whether you need to find a shelter, food, clothing, even a support group.
According to the Partners Ending Homelessness, in Guilford County, over the course of just one year, more than 4,500 people experience homelessness. And there are thousands more on the verge of becoming homeless.
WFMY News 2