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.
including emergency shelter, went unmet in one day because domestic violence programs did not have the resources to provide these services, according to the National Census of Domestic Violence Services.
This finding highlights the need for community-based, culturally relevant, language accessible and trauma-informed services and supports. Learn about the Family & Youth Services Bureau’s Specific Issues Resource Centers.
survivors who used support groups, counseling, supportive services and legal advocacy from a domestic violence program rate these services “very helpful.”
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services funds resource centers to inform and strengthen domestic violence intervention and prevention efforts at the individual, community, and societal levels. Meet the Domestic Violence Resource Network.
found refuge in emergency shelters or transitional housing provided by local domestic violence programs in one single day in 2013, according to the National Census of Domestic Violence Services.
To find a shelter in your community, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).
were served by domestic violence programs across the country in one single day in 2013, according to the National Census of Domestic Violence Services.
Local programs, funded by the Family & Youth Services Bureau’s Family Violence Prevention and Services Program, provide life-saving services and supports to victims of domestic violence and their children.
are victims of physical violence by an intimate partner in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Go to the National Domestic Violence Awareness Project website to learn how to get involved in your community’s efforts to end domestic violence.