Quick Facts

    • 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.

    • 24,883 Out-of-School Time PREP Program Participants

      The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Personal Responsiblity Education Program provided teen pregnancy prevention and adulthood preparation eduction to more than 24,000 youth when they weren't in school, the hardest time to engage young people.

    • 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. 

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