Quick Facts

    • $2 million

      The amount of Child Welfare Coordination grants awarded

      Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) awarded $2 million in grants to 14 tribes and tribal organizations.

    • 4

      Community-Centered Ex-Prisoner Reentry Pilot Project grants

      were awarded by the Responsible Fatherhood program 

    • 55

      Pathways to Responsible Fatherhood grants

      were awarded by the Responsible Fatherhood program

    • 2,100+

      young people have been recovered from sexual exploitation by the FBI’s Innocence Lost anti-trafficking initiative since 2003.

      FYSB’s Runaway and Homeless Youth Program collaborates with the initiative at four pilot sites across the country.

    • Within 48 Hours

      of running away, a young person is likely to be solicited for prostitution or another form of commercial sexual exploitation.

      Learn how to recognize and support victims of sex trafficking by reading the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s brochure, Bought and Sold.

    • More than two thirds

      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.

    • One out of four

      newly infected with HIV in the United States are between the ages of 13 and 24.

      FYSB’s Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention grantees use the most effective, culturally appropriate programming to help young people stop the spread of HIV.

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      Young adult couples report some type of relationship violence

      Check out Child Trends' research brief, Relationship Violence Among Young Adult Couples, for a description of the study.

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      40,000

      Income withholding orders sent to employers electronically every month

      A number that’s rising as more states and employers join the electronic exchange and see cost savings and, most importantly, increased collections.

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