The boy Jesus was in Jerusalem for three days before being found by his parents:

After three days they found him in the temple courts, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. (Luke 2:46 NET)

Where would a child in those circumstances sleep and eat for three days? Were there some sort of provisions of housing or board in the temple?

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NET Luke 2:47 And all who heard Jesus were astonished at his understanding and his answers. (Luk 2:47 NET)

Jesus was in high esteem, would not be difficult to obtain temporary housing relief.

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