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Issue Brief: Facts and Figures About Runaway and Homeless Youth

November 5, 2018

Causes of running away and homelessness among young people are many and varied, as are potential consequences. This issue brief provides some of the facts and figures related to runaway and homeless youth in the U.S.

Get to Know a Grantee: Bellefaire JCB

October 29, 2018

For this edition of Get to Know a Grantee, we feature Bellefaire JCB in Cleveland, Ohio. Bellefaire JCB offers services to almost 22,000 youth and their families each year through more than 25 programs.

Issue Brief: The Health Needs of Homeless Youth

October 29, 2018

Despite the importance of a healthy youth population, runaway and homeless youth face many barriers to physical health and many obstacles to obtaining care.

New Fact Sheet on Grant Writing Available

September 10, 2018

The Family and Youth Services Bureau recently released a new fact sheet, Grant-Writing Tips, which is available to download from our Publications page.


December 1 - World AIDS Day 

December 1 - 2018 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) New Jersey Annual Conference: 1 in 5: Youth Mental Health & Wellness in Somerset, NJ

December 3-4 -  OJJDP 2018 National Tribal Youth Conference: Reclaiming the Sacred Circle: Justice and Healing for Tribal Youth through Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment at Agua Caliente Reservation, Coachella Valley, CA

December 5 at 2:00 p.m. ET - Webinar sponsored by the National Mentoring Partnership: How to Engage and Recruit for National Mentoring Month this January

December 3-7 - PeerPlus Peer Delivered Services Training by Youth ERA in Eugene, OR

December 11 at 2:00 p.m. ET - Webinar presented by the National Mentoring Partnership and JPMorgan Chase: Engaging Young Men of Color in Conversations on Masculinity

December 12 at 3:00 p.m. ET - Webinar sponsored by the Coalition for Juvenile Justice: Addressing the Intersection of Juvenile Justice and the Opioid Epidemic with Multisystem Therapy (MST)

December 13 at 4:00 p.m. ET - Sesame Street In Communities presents Connecting the Dots: A Virtual Expert Forum on Family Homelessness

December 20 at 1:00 p.m. ET - Webinar sponsored by the National Mentoring Partnership: Faith Based Mentoring