National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families

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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.


January 1-31 National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

January 11 -Wear Blue for National Human Trafficking Awareness Day hosted by the Department of Homeland Security

January 17 at 2:00 EST - Webinar from the Office of Trafficking in Persons: Responding to Foreign Minor Victims of Trafficking

January 22-27 National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) sponsors National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week: Shatter the Myths

January 24 - NIDA hosts an all-day National Drugs & Alchohol Chat Day. @NIDAnews. #NDAFW

January 23-27 - National LGBTQ Task Force: Creating Change Conference in Detroit

January 28 at 2:00 EST - Webinar hosted by FYSB and DOJ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: How Mentoring Supports Runaway and Homeless Youth Victims and Survivors of Commerical Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking

January 30 – February 1 - The National Mentoring Partnerships hosts the National Mentoring Summit in Washington, DC