Quick Facts

  • 48 Percent of Women

    said that concern for their pets' welfare delayed their entry into a domestic violence shelter, according to a recent study.

    The FYSB-funded National Domestic Violence Hotline connects callers to local safe havens for pets.

  • 54 Percent of Women

    in a study on domestic violence said their abuser had hurt or killed their pets.

    Many FYSB-supported shelters offer housing for pets or collaborate with area programs that provide temporary accommodations.

  • Family Dynamics

    were a factor in 30% of crisis contacts to FYSB’s National Runaway Safeline.

    The Safeline arranges and facilitates conference calls between family members to help them communicate.

  • Over 15,000 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.

  • 34 Percent Target Youth in Foster Care

    The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Personal Responsibility Education Program targets those most at risk of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including youth in foster care.

  • 25 Percent Target Pregnant and Parenting Teens

    The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Personal Responsibility Education Program targets those most at risk of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including pregnant and parenting teens.

  • Personal Responsibility Education Program Grantees: 22 Percent Target LGBTQ Youth

    The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Personal Responsibility Education Program targets those most at risk of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth.

  • Nearly 2,500 Educators Trained in Evidence-Based Programs

    The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Personal Responsibility Education Program has trained thousands of educators to use teen pregnancy prevention curricula that are effective in reducing teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and associated sexual risk behaviors.

  • 24,883 Out-of-School Time PREP Program Participants

    The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Personal Responsiblity Education Program provided teen pregnancy prevention and adulthood preparation eduction to more than 24,000 youth when they weren't in school, the hardest time to engage young people.

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