Runaway & Homeless Youth

Runaway & Homeless Youth

Each year, thousands of U.S. youth run away from home, are asked to leave their homes or become homeless. Through the Runaway and Homeless Youth Program (RHY), FYSB supports street outreach, emergency shelters and longer-term transitional living and maternity group home programs to serve and protect these young people.

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Maximizing Partnerships for Disconnected Youth Podcast

Published: February 25, 2016

The provisions under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) include key investments to assist disconnected youth by providing access to essential education and training to produce skills which meet employer needs.

Health Coverage for Homeless and At-Risk Youth

Published: April 19, 2016

This fact sheet explores eligibility for health care coverage, including through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), for youth experiencing or at-risk of homelessness. It provides information on subpopulations of youth who are likely to be eligible for health care coverage, which services are covered, and how to enroll. In addition, the fact sheet includes Medicaid and CHIP income eligibility levels for each state.

A New Partnership to Strengthen Outcomes for America's Disconnected Youth

A new partnership seeks to help disconnected youth address common barriers to pursuing an education or career, and to discover programs that can connect them to skills training and postsecondary education.

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