Quick Facts

  • Palm Trees Bending in Hurricane Winds

    Do you live in a disaster zone?

    No matter where you live, the answer is "Yes." While some areas are more disaster-prone than others, a disaster can happen anywhere, any time. Be

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) logo

    HPOG 1.0 participants received a wage increase

    Of the participants who were employed when they enrolled in the program, 2,748 have had a wage increase as a result of the healthcare occupational training received through HPOG 1.0. (HPOG 1.0 connotes the first round of HPOG grants from 2010 to 2015). Learn more about the HPOG program and its two rounds of grantees.

  • A group photo of HPOG students in their scrubs

    HPOG 1.0 participants completed a healthcare training

    25,286 HPOG 1.0 participants have completed at least one healthcare occupational training between 2010 and 2015. Meet some of our participants and learn about their journeys to become healthcare professionals by reading our Compendium of Success Stories.

  • A group photo of HPOG students by a patient bed

    HPOG 1.0 participants gained healthcare employment since enrollment

    17,793 HPOG 1.0 participants have gained employment in a healthcare occupation since enrolling in the program. (HPOG 1.0 connotes the first round of HPOG grants from 2010 to 2015). View the most recent evaluation report for info about the HPOG program and the outcomes achieved by participants.

  • A sample photo of HPOG students in a classroom setting

    HPOG 1.0 participants enrolled in a healthcare training

    32,938 HPOG 1.0 participants have enrolled in a healthcare occupational training between 2010 and 2015. (HPOG 1.0 connotes the first round of HPOG grants from 2010 to 2015). Our program provides training in more than 50 distinct occupations in the healthcare field. Learn more about HPOG grantees and the strategies they use to support participants in our Compendium of Promising Practices.

  • 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.

  • Smuggling or Trafficking?

    Human smuggling is different from human trafficking.  The defining element of smuggling is transportation, while the defining element of trafficking

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