Quick Facts

    • 48 Percent of Women

      said that concern for their pets' welfare delayed their entry into a domestic violence shelter, according to a recent study.

      The FYSB-funded National Domestic Violence Hotline connects callers to local safe havens for pets.

    • 54 Percent of Women

      in a study on domestic violence said their abuser had hurt or killed their pets.

      Many FYSB-supported shelters offer housing for pets or collaborate with area programs that provide temporary accommodations.

    • Family Dynamics

      were a factor in 30% of crisis contacts to FYSB’s National Runaway Safeline.

      The Safeline arranges and facilitates conference calls between family members to help them communicate.

    • Over 15,000 Youth Have Gotten Home Safely

      through the National Runaway Safeline's Home Free bus ticket program since 1995.

      The Family and Youth Services Bureau considers the safety of runaway and homeless youth one of its four core outcomes.

    • 34 Percent Target Youth in Foster Care

      The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Personal Responsibility Education Program targets those most at risk of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including youth in foster care.

    • 25 Percent Target Pregnant and Parenting Teens

      The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Personal Responsibility Education Program targets those most at risk of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including pregnant and parenting teens.

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