Quick Facts

    • Image of a bus with text that reads over 14,000 youth have gotten home safely

      through the National Runaway Safeline's Home Free bus ticket program since 1995.

      The Family and Youth Services Bureau considers the safety of runaway and homeless youth one of its four core outcomes.

    • 1,922 young people graduated with skills to succeed

      from Transitional Living programs and Maternity Group Homes funded by the Family and Youth Services Bureau in 2013.

    • Image of a teen girl with text that reads "Teen Pregnancy in a "winnable battle"

      according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

      Learn more about CDC's Winnable Battle priority around teen pregnancy prevention.

    • 897 youth learned skills to be better parents

      through Maternity Group Homes funded by the Family and Youth Services Bureau in 2013.

    • More than 81,000 Enrolled in IDAs

      Through the AFI program more than 81,000 individuals have enrolled in IDAs. 60,108 accounts have been opened, depositing a total of $56,653,295 in earned income.

    • Teen girl with hands on chin
      $10.9 billion

      Cost to taxpayers for teen childbearing

      The national and state estimates include costs associated with child welfare, criminal justice, public health and public assistance, as well as lost tax revenue.

    • 60

      Community-Centered Grants

      were awarded by the Healthy Marriage program.

    • 19,936 youth found shelter in 2013

      for at least one night with the help of Street Outreach programs funded by the Family and Youth Services Bureau.

    • 262,520

      individuals were placed in subsidized jobs.

      This number includes 138,050 youth, all of whom were placed in jobs using TANF Emergency Funding.