Quick Facts

    • 30 Percent of Contacts

      to the National Runaway Safeline in 2014 were made by young people who were in crisis but had not yet run away.

      The FYSB-funded Safeline provides crisis intervention services aimed at reducing family conflict and keeping young people safely at home.

    • 16 percent of youth

      who contacted FYSB’s National Runaway Safeline in 2014 reported some form of abuse or neglect.

      NRS frontline team members receive more than 40 hours of crisis intervention training to help youth develop a customized safety plan.

    • 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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