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COVID-19 Guidance for Youth Homelessness Service Providers

August 3, 2020

What to Know for Your Organization

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers guidance on how COVID-19 spreads and what symptoms look like, which is essential to prevention and safety. There are several ways that youth homelessness service providers can prepare and protect both staff and youth.


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The Overlap of Human Trafficking and Runaway and Homeless Youth

July 16, 2020

Human trafficking transcends demographic categories. Its survivors span the spectrum of race, class, and geography. However, some populations are at greater risk for trafficking than others, and runaway and homeless youth (RHY) are among the most vulnerable.


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Get to Know a Grantee: Larkin Street Youth Services

June 30, 2020

Larkin Street Youth Services in San Francisco has been a crucial component of the city’s Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) service system since 1984. They have also been a Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) grantee for more than 30 years. The National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families (NCHYF) spoke with Larkin Street’s Development Director, Clare Armbruster, to learn more about Larkin Street’s long, successful history and bright future.  


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The Powerful Ingredients of the Lived Experience of Young People in Supporting RHY

June 16, 2020

As a collaborative group of youth and young adults, the Youth Catalyst Team is excited to partner with the National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth & Families (NCHYF) and the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) to share our insights on RHY services in a regular posting. We are a group of leaders, ages 16 to 24, who use our knowledge, skills, and personal understanding of systems and services to advance the youth services field.


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