National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families

NCFY Reports

Recommended Reading

Educating Homeless Children and Youth: A Resource Guide to Promising Practices. Authors: J. Funkhouser et al. 2002. Volume II of report entitled The Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program: Learning to Succeed. Available from U. S. Department of Education, Planning and Evaluation Service, Elementary and Secondary Education Division at

Hard Work on Soft Skills: Creating a 'Culture of Work' in Workforce Development. Authors: T. Houghton and T. Proscio. 2001. Available from Public/Private Ventures at

Helping Students Graduate: A Strategic Approach to Dropout Prevention. Authors: J. Smink and F. Schargel. 2004. Available from Eye on Education at

A How To Guide for Creating Employment and Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Youth. Author: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 2002. Available at nnwcreatingemployment.pdf.

It's My Life: Employment. Author: Casey Family Programs. 2004. Available at

An Overview of Alternative Education. Author: L. Aron. 2006. First in a series of papers on alternative education prepared for the U.S. Department of Labor by the Urban Institute. Available at

PEPNet Guide to Quality Standards for Youth Programs: Linking Youth to Work and Education for a Successful Transition to Adulthood. Author: National Youth Employment Coalition. 2005. Available at

Providing Employment and Training Services to Homeless and Runaway Youth (training and employment notice). Author: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. January 6, 2006. Available at

The Road to Self-Sufficiency: An Income Growth Strategy for Out of School Youth. Author: K. Stottlemyer. 2001. Available from the New York Association of Training & Employment Professionals at