across the country worked with the Federal government last year to come up with better ways to count the number of youth experiencing homelessness.
Read the report on lessons learned from that effort.
have experienced stalking by an intimate partner that made them fearful for their lives or the wellbeing of someone close to them.
The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act supports programs that provide safety planning alongside shelter and legal advocacy for victims of intimate partner violence to promote their health and wellbeing.
served by the Transitional Living Program are either pregnant or have already had at least one child.
FYSB’s maternity group homes teach young people parenting skills, health and nutrition, family budgeting, and other skills to promote their long-term economic independence and ensure the well-being of their children.
to the National Runaway Safeline 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.
received crisis intervention services through the National Runaway Safeline’s new online chat service in 2013.
FYSB’s Runaway and Homeless Youth Program uses a variety of online and offline strategies to make young people feel comfortable reaching out for help.
youth under age 18 are homeless and on their own for more than a week every year, according to estimates from the National Alliance to End Homelessness.
Learn more about the Federal Strategic Plan to end youth homelessness by 2020.
are the least likely of any age group to know that they are infected with HIV.
FYSB supports HIV/AIDS awareness in its Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention programs.
of teens who were in an abusive relationship ever told anyone about the abuse.
The Family and Youth Service Bureau teaches youth healthy relationship skills through its Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention grant programs.
of homeless youth have mental health problems from stressful and traumatic experiences.
FYSB-funded transitional living programs provide mental health counseling in a trauma-informed setting to improve young people’s chances of healing.