were on their own and homeless during the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2013 Point-in-Time Count of homelessness.
of people experiencing homelessness in America are under 25 and living on their own, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2013 Point-in-Time Count.
were reached with teen pregnancy prevention and adulthood preparation programming by the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s State Personal Responsibility Education Program by September 2014.
FYSB urges communities to continue critical efforts to prevent teen pregnancy.
less likely to receive a high school diploma by age 22 than similar young males who did not become fathers as teens.
The Family and Youth Services Bureau encourages all Americans to “PREP Teens for the Future.”
The Family and Youth Services Bureau encourages volunteerism as a pathway to self-sufficiency.
in the U.S. is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner, a figure that far exceeds rates of other types of youth violence.
FYSB’s Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention programs teach young people about healthy, respectful dating relationships.
more likely to get pregnant and twice as likely to get a sexually transmitted infection after being physically or sexually abused.
The Family and Youth Services Bureau educates young people on the risks of dating violence through its Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention programs.
came together to enhance services and support networks that provide survivors of human trafficking with a path to freedom, independence and self-sufficiency.
The Family and Youth Services Bureau affirms its commitment to the Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States.
are more likely to stay with a stranger and less likely to stay in a shelter than heterosexual youth.
The Family and Youth Services Bureau recently funded a 3-year project to better understand the shelter and service needs of LGBTQ homeless youth.