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FYSB Posts Updated Program Area Factsheets

February 1, 2018

The Family & Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) recently posted fact sheets describing its Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) grant program areas, updated for January 2018.

Counting Homeless Youth — Seven Tips to Get It Right!

February 1, 2018

On the heels of the 2018 Point in Time count, we look at lessons learned for accurate counts of local homeless youth populations.

National Survey on Unaccompanied Youth Homelessness in the U.S. Captures the Scope of the Issue.

December 7, 2017

On November 15, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago released results from Missed Opportunities: Youth Homelessness in America, a new national survey on unaccompanied youth homelessness in the United States. Findings show one in ten young adults ages 18-25, and at least one in 30 adolescents ages 13-17, experience some form of homelessness unaccompanied by a parent or guardian over the course of a year. This translates to 3.5 million young people ages 18-25 and 700,000 adolescent minors.

New Report Provides a Snapshot of Youth in Crisis

November 8, 2017

The Crisis Contacts Report from the National Runaway Safeline and FYSB is a compelling look at youth homelessness. In 2016, the Safeline responded to almost 30,000 requests for help and information.

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