Youth

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Supporting Youth this February and throughout the Year

Resources from the Family and Youth Services Bureau & the Office of Adolescent Health

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The Herbert Family

Inspired by the father-figure role model his uncle played for him, adoption was something Dwayne Herbert always knew he wanted to pursue.

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The Farmer Family

Barry Farmer had no problem adopting outside of his race. Everybody deserves love and a family.

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Edwin's Story

Adoption changed his life, making him feel more confident and happy.

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Visit the Child Welfare Outcomes Data Site for Fast, Flexible Data Reports

Current Child Welfare Data Now Available

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40 Years of Impact: The Runaway and Homeless Youth Act

RHY Act authorized a system of emergency shelters for runaway and homeless youth that provided food, shelter and support.

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Giovanny's Story

An adopted child enjoys having one school, one home and one mother.

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Supporting the Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking with Our Grantee Partners

Family and Youth Services Bureau hosted a discussion on the federal strategic plan with service providers of runaway and homeless youth and domestic violence survivors across the nation.

President Obama signs the Campus Sexual Assault Presidential Memorandum during a White House Council on Women and Girls meeting on Jan. 22, 2014. (Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

A Renewed Call to Action to End Rape and Sexual Assault

A new taskforce will be charged with sharing best practices, and increasing transparency, enforcement, public awareness, and interagency coordination to prevent violence and support survivors.

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The Bankhead Family

California writer/actor lands her best role: mother.

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