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  • 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.

  • 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.

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