Nationwide are mothers of minor children, according to the National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women. A recent publication reveals ten truths that matter when working with "justice involved" women.
Average monthly child support payment
Or $5,150 per year, according to Support Providers: 2010, the new Census Bureau statistics in the Survey of Income and Program Participation.
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.
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.
are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
FYSB's Runaway and Homeless Youth Program requires its grantees to train staff in how to best serve the unique needs of the LGBT population.
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.
Poverty rate when single mothers are fully employed
A decrease from 40.7% for all single-mother families, which are nearly five times as likely to be poor than married-couple families, says the Center for American Progress in a new report.
Children 17 and under exposed to violence
Either directly or indirectly during the past year according to a national survey. More than 20% had been bullied during their lifetime.
States with anti-bullying laws
South Dakota was the 49th state to implement. Find more on cyber-bullying, prevention techniques, who’s at risk, and how to get help at www.stopbullying.gov.