Quick Facts

    • Hands hanging out of jail cell
      20%

      Young fathers incarcerated by age 25

      Compared to only 6% of young men without children from the National Center for Family and Marriage Research.

    • Homeless women sitting on bench
      3,300

      Female veterans who were homeless in 2010

      This has doubled since 2006 according to estimates in a recent GAO report.  Many of the women live with their minor children.

    • Mother with arms around teen son
      23.8%

      Children living with one parent in 2009

      Learn about health and safety outcomes of children, with state rankings and family stories, in 2011 Kids Count Data Book, published by the Annie E.

    • 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.

    • 5 States Served by Disaster Case Management

      In 2011, OHSEPR supported Disaster Case Management federal direct service missions for disasters in 5 states: New York, Texas, Vermont, Massachusetts & Pennsylvania.

    • 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.

Quick Facts

  • Illustration of dollars and an arrow pointing to two houses

    Percentage of child support collections that went to families in FY 2013

  • Illustration depicting a dollar bill coming out of the flow to a paycheck

    Percentage of child support collected through income withholding from employee paychecks in FY 2013

  • Illustration of dollar bills

    Amount of child support that state and tribal programs collected in FY 2013

  • An estimated 300 thousand young people

    will have been reached with teen pregnancy prevention and adulthood preparation programming by the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s State Personal Responsibility Education Program by September 2014.

  • Teenage Fathers Are 25 Percent

    less likely to receive a high school diploma by age 22 than similar young males who did not become fathers as teens.

    The Family and Youth Services Bureau encourages all Americans to “PREP Teens for the Future.”

  • More than 60,000

    centers and family child care homes participated in QRIS or other quality improvement activities in 49 States/Territories reporting in 2012. Learn more about the QPR 2012 Report Data.

  • 6 States and Territories

    utilized mobile technology (remote data entry for licensors), improved reporting and e-licensing and paperless training records in 2012. Learn more about the QPR 2012 Report Data.

  • More Than a Quarter of Teens

    ages 16 to 19, volunteered at least once in 2012.

    The Family and Youth Services Bureau encourages volunteerism as a pathway to self-sufficiency.

  • Millions of Americans

    now have health insurance that’s there when they need it, at a price they can afford.

    The Family and Youth Services Bureau marks the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act by encouraging those served by its programs to take care of their health.