November 7, 2013 |
In its last runaway study, the Department of Justice reported more than 1.6 million youth ran away or were kicked out of their homes.
September 16, 2013 | George Sheldon
Guidance is a road map for how to identify, engage, serve and ultimately restore victims.
June 26, 2013 |
LGBTQ youth are more likely than their straight counterparts to be bullied by their peers, ostracized by their communities, or fall prey to the scourge of child sex trafficking.
April 1, 2013 |
ACF's Family and Youth Services Bureau plays an important role in helping unaccompanied young people access a college education.
February 8, 2013 |
On January 15, the National Runaway Switchboard became the National Runaway Safeline, a federally designated national communication system funded by the Family and Youth Services Bureau that connects runaway and homeless youth to services and support.
January 11, 2013 |
ACF is strengthening the coordination of human trafficking victim services within HHS and across federal agencies.
August 22, 2012 | Jesus Garcia
Every month, more Administration for Children and Families programs are coming online and promoting their services on the Internet with social media tools. Have you subscribed or “friended” these pages yet?
March 13, 2012 | George Sheldon
Promise House, an ACF-supported shelter for homeless and runaway youth in Dallas, Texas, gives at-risk teens individualized support, encouragement and hope to live a better life. Under the leadership of Dr. Harriet Boorhem, the president of Promise House, staff work to provide a safe place for these kids to call home.