Quick Facts

  • 151

    Number of Disasters in the U.S.

    Since 2002, an average of 151 federally recognized disasters and emergencies strike the United States each year.

  • Illustration of three banks connected with dotted lines, with text $136 Million

    Child support collections through the MSFIDM program in 2012

    Collections through the federal Multistate Financial Institution Data Match program voluntarily reported by states.

  • Illustration of person with suitcase looking up at airplane, with text $29 Million

    Passport Denial child support collections in 2012

    Voluntarily reported by states, a 7 percent increase over 2011.

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    States and territories participate in the federal Insurance Match

    The federal Insurance Match program matches with 22 state workers’ compensation agencies, 775 insurers, and the U.S. Department of Labor to collect child support.

  • Illustration of hand, palm side up, holding text $2.2 billion

    Federal offset child support collections in 2012

    From the federal tax refund offset and administrative offset programs combined  

  • 27 percent of young people

    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.

  • 32 percent of calls

    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.

  • 1,678 young people

    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.

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    Girls become pregnant by age 20

    The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy is hosting an interactive quiz through May to raise awareness among teens. 

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