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Government data shows that 50 percent of all homeless children are 5 years or younger.
President’s 2016 Budget Would Boost Work to End Family Violence, Youth Homelessness and Teen Pregnancy
Here’s a snapshot of what the President has proposed and what the new dollars would accomplish.
From increased grant funding and identification of human trafficking cases to strengthened partnerships and health care response, much was accomplished this past year.
Tool is designed to help shelters create environments that are safe and developmentally appropriate for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
National Communication System for Runaway and Homeless Youth Helps Young People Get Out of Crises Every Day
National Runaway Safeline executive director encourages everyone to reach out to youth.
Pilot program blends funds from five departments to test cost-effective, outcome-focused strategies to benefit youth in need.
Two Anniversaries, One Goal: Celebrating the Runaway & Homeless Youth and Family Violence Prevention & Services Acts
Associate Commissioner highlights goals of Runaway & Homeless Youth and Family Violence Prevention & Services Acts on historic anniversaries.
Advocate Cyndi Lauper joins former homeless youth to share stories and ideas to improve services
Youth homelessness is a complex issue that often has deep roots in family conflict, poverty and trauma.