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.
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.
Decrease in teen birth rate
A CDC report says teen birth rates in 2010 were the lowest in 70 years for all ages and ethnic groups.
People released from prison or jail who are parents
With half a million people released from prisons and 7 million from jails each year, HUD is encouraging multifamily housing owners to develop policies and procedures that allow those formerly incarcerated to rejoin their families in HUD-assisted housing while maintaining safety for residents.
prevent and end youth and family homelessness.
Learn how by reading the Opening Doors strategic plan.
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.