Quick Facts

  • More than 460,900

    child care providers received CCDF funds in FY 2011. Learn more about the Child Care and Development Fund

  • 1 in 3

    Today, nearly one in three children in America are overweight or obese.

  • Children in Child Care

    number of children under age 5 in some type of child care setting every week

  • about 44% of girls and 27% of boys

    ages 15-19, have spoken with their parents about both abstinence and birth control.

    About 65% of girls and 53% of boys received formal sex education on both topics, according to the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

  • Girls Born to Teen Parents are Almost 33%

    more likely to become teen parents themselves.

    FYSB and its partners at OAH, CDC, and the Indian Health Service are educating young people to end the cycle of teen pregnancy.

  • Hispanic and Black Teen Girls are Almost 2-3 Times

    more likely to give birth than white teen girls, according to the CDC.

    FYSB's Personal Responsibility Education Program targets youth who are homeless, in foster care, living in rural areas, or from minority groups.

  • Only 50% of Teen Mothers

    receive a high school diploma by age 22, compared to nearly 90% of women who did not give birth during adolescence.

    FYSB's adolescent pregnancy prevention grantees give young people the tools they need to postpone parenthood.

  • Homeless teens have lifetime pregnancy rates of 48%

    compared to 10% for those who are housed.

    FYSB's Runaway and Homeless Youth Program works to get young women off the streets and into shelter.

  • 26% of LGBT Youth

    are rejected by their family and put out of their homes after coming out.

    Services provided through the Runaway and Homeless Youth Program are required to be safe and inclusive for all youth.

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