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National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families


Announcement of a New Family and Youth Services Bureau Resource

The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) is pleased to announce a compendium of measures focused on core outcome areas. The four core areas include:1) permanent connections; 2) physical and social and emotional well-being; 3) education and employment; and 4) safe and stable housing. This resource was developed based on a systematic and comprehensive review of the literature focusing on the latest research and identifying reliable and valid measures that target youth.

Victimization and Resilience Among Sexual and Gender Minority Homeless Youth Engaging in Survival Sex

This study examines how a diverse group of sexual and gender minority (SGM) homeless youth described and understood their victimization experiences occurring before they were homeless and those occurring after they were homeless and engaging in survival sex.

Expanding the Toolbox: The Whole Government Response to Homelessness

The USICH coordinates the Federal response to homelessness. This strategic plan draws on the expertise of direct service providers, individuals with lived experience, and advocates to identify appropriate solutions for those experiencing homelessness.

Bought and Sold: Recognizing and Assisting Youth Victims of Domestic Sex Trafficking

Learn how young people are exploited and trafficked, and how youth and family services providers can help them.