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.
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.
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.
- More than 30 percent
of children cared for with CCDF funds are school-age. Learn more about the Child Care and Development Fund.
families per month received child care assistance in FY 2011. Learn more about the Child Care and Development Fund.
- More than 460,900
child care providers received CCDF funds in FY 2011. Learn more about the Child Care and Development Fund
Overall poverty rate in 2011
That's 46.2 million people—statistically unchanged from 15.1 percent in 2010. The poverty rate of children living in single female-headed families was 47.6 percent, over four times the rate of children in married-couple families (10.9 percent). See the Census report.