Quick Facts

    • 83 Percent of Youth Felt More Prepared for Adulthood

      More than two thirds of young people who received teen pregnancy prevention and adulthood preparation education from the Family and Youth Services Bureau's Personal Responsibility Education Program felt better prepared for adulthood.

    • Title V Abstinence Education Programs Served 296,960 Participants

      The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Title V State Abstinence Education Program provides young people across the country with strategies for delaying sex and parenthood. 

    • 74 Percent Target Youth in High-Need Areas

      The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Personal Responsibility Education Program provides evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention and adulthood preparation to young people who need it most.

    • 72 percent of street youth reported experiencing major trauma

      such as physical and sexual abuse and witnessing or being a victim of violence, at some point in their lives in a recent Family & Youth Services Bureau study of street youth.

      Read the executive summary and help FYSB #EndYouthHomelessness.

    • On average, youth first became homeless at the age of 15, and had been on the streets a total of almost 2 years

      in a recent Family & Youth Services Bureau study of 656 street youth in 11 cities.

      Read the executive summary and join FYSB in its mission to #EndYouthHomelessness.

    • 30 percent of street youth identified as lesbian, gay, or bisexual; 6.8 percent identified as transgender

      in a recent Family & Youth Services Bureau study of 656 street youth in 11 cities.

      Read the executive summary and join FYSB in ending LGBT youth homelessness.

    • 53 percent of youth were unable to enter a shelter because it was full

      according to a recent Family & Youth Services Bureau study of 656 street youth in 11 cities.

      Read the executive summary and join with FYSB to #EndYouthHomelessness.

    • 13 Times As Many

      females were murdered by a male they knew than were killed by male strangers in 2012.

      For victims who knew their offenders, 62% of female homicide victims were wives or intimate acquaintances of their killers. Join FYSB and the White House in taking action to prevent domestic violence homicide. 

    • More Than 1,700 Women

      were murdered by men in the United States in 2012, and more than 90% were killed by someone they knew, according to the Violence Policy Center (VPC).

      Intimate Partner Homicide Prevention by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, an FVPSA-funded resource center, explores the most tragic consequence of domestic violence and offers a variety of tools and information towards its prevention. 

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