Quick Facts

  • 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.

  • 25% of street youth

    said they became homeless after leaving foster care.

    The Runaway and Homeless Youth Program provides services to eligible youth who have exited the foster care system.

  • By 2020, the Federal Government aims to

    prevent and end youth and family homelessness.

    Learn how by reading the Opening Doors strategic plan.

  • An image of a cell phone with text that reads 23,500 calls a month

    are received by the National Domestic Violence Hotline, on average.

    More than 90 percent of callers report that this is their first call for help.

  • Response & Recovery Efforts for 34 Disasters in 2011

    OHSEPR participated in response and recovery efforts for 34 presidentially declared disasters in 21 U.S. states and territories, including earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, wildfires and severe winter storms in 2011.

  • baby boy toothbrush in mouth

    Among Head Start preschool-age children, 85% received preventive dental care and 87% have completed a professional dental examination during the 2011-2012 program year.

  • nurse doctor boy

    At the end of the 2011-2012 program year: 95% of Head Start children had health insurance; 96% had a medical home; and 96% had appropriate immunizations;

  • girl with walker

    In 2012, 12% of Head Start children had disabilities, and 99% of these children received special services.

  • boy resting head on pregnant stomach

    Through Early Head Start, more than 16,000 pregnant women received services to support the health and development of their babies in 2012.

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