Quick Facts

  • Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) logo

    Average wage increase for HPOG incumbent workers

    Some HPOG participants who are employed upon entry to the program may experience a wage increase after completing healthcare training. On average, HPOG incumbent workers receive a wage increase of $4.59. Learn more about the HPOG program and its grantees.

  • Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) logo

    Average wage of HPOG participants

    HPOG programs provide training and other services to help participants gain employment in the healthcare field. On average, HPOG participants receive a wage of $12.89 once employed. Learn more about the HPOG program and its grantees.

  • 72 percent of street youth reported experiencing major trauma

    such as physical and sexual abuse and witnessing or being a victim of violence, at some point in their lives in a recent Family & Youth Services Bureau study of street youth.

    Read the executive summary and help FYSB #EndYouthHomelessness.

  • On average, youth first became homeless at the age of 15, and had been on the streets a total of almost 2 years

    in a recent Family & Youth Services Bureau study of 656 street youth in 11 cities.

    Read the executive summary and join FYSB in its mission to #EndYouthHomelessness.

  • 30 percent of street youth identified as lesbian, gay, or bisexual; 6.8 percent identified as transgender

    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.

  • 53 percent of youth were unable to enter a shelter because it was full

    according to a recent Family & Youth Services Bureau study of 656 street youth in 11 cities.

    Read the executive summary and join with FYSB to #EndYouthHomelessness.

  • 13 times as many

    females were murdered by a male they knew than were killed by male strangers in 2012.

    For victims who knew their offenders, 62% of female homicide victims were wives or intimate acquaintances of their killers. Join FYSB and the White House in taking action to prevent domestic violence homicide. 

  • More than 1700 women

    were murdered by men in the United States in 2012, and more than 90% were killed by someone they knew, according to the Violence Policy Center (VPC).

    Intimate Partner Homicide Prevention by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, an FVPSA-funded resource center, explores the most tragic consequence of domestic violence and offers a variety of tools and information towards its prevention. 

  • 51.7%

    of American Indian/Alaska Native women experience physical violence by an intimate partner during their lifetimes, according to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey.

    The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center (http://www.niwrc.org), supported by the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program, enhances the capacity of American Indian and Alaska Native tribes, Native Hawaiians, and Tribal and Native Hawaiian organizations to respond to domestic violence.

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