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    20,652

    calls were received by the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline (NHTRC) in 2012. Read more about the services offered by the NHTRC.  

  • Approximately 380,000

    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.

  • 13 to 24 year olds

    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.

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    High school students experience physical abuse from a dating partner each year

    Research also shows that the birth of a child, establishing a child support order, and enforcement activity can trigger violence.  See National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month to help.

  • Only 33 percent

    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.

  • $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.

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