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The Health Needs of Homeless Youth

October 29, 2018

Adolescence is a period of intense physical and mental growth that prepares young people for the transition to adulthood. Accordingly, young people have unique health needs during this time, including adequate sleep, balanced nutrition, and physical activity. The Office of Adolescent Health expects that the number of young people in the U.S.


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New Fact Sheet on Grant Writing Available

September 10, 2018

The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) understands that applying for grants requires a huge investment of time and resources. That's why FYSB has released a new fact sheet, Grant-Writing Tips, which has 10 tips for writing strong grant applications that can help maximize organizations' chances of success. Available to download from our Publications page, Grant-Writing Tips distills lessons learned from both applicants and reviewers into a handy two-page format. 


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Get to Know a Grantee: Midwest Youth Services

June 22, 2018

The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) funds hundreds of runaway and homeless youth programs throughout the U.S. and its territories.


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New Fact Sheet a Pathfinder to Food Assistance Resources

June 18, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides direct food assistance to eligible individuals and families in need.


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