Through President Obama’s Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Initiative, men are learning how to be better dads, couples are working to communicate better with each other, and parents are gaining skills to improve their financial well-being.
Of those age 19 to 26 transitioning out of foster care in three Midwest States, 11% to 15% were lesbian, gay, or bisexual, based on data collected between 2002 and 2011. View the YDD LGB Brief.
Approximately 22% of children in families investigated for maltreatment were placed out of home at least once in the 18 months following the close of investigation. Among those placed out of home, 72.6% had one placement, 18.9% had two placements, and 8.5% had three or more placements. View the NSCAW Spotlight.
Of active duty members are parents
And 43% of Reserve and National Guard members are parents. See the OCSE trainer guide Working with the Military on Child Support Matters.
For 24 million children who live without their biological father in the home
That's 1 out of 3 children. See the National Fatherhood Initiative blog to learn more about the Census Bureau’s findings.
The majority of center-based teachers and caregivers (74%) work full time and have considerable experience working in the early care and education field. Half have 10 years of experience or more. View the NSECE Brief.
Approximately a quarter of all children served by Head Start in the 2007-2008 program year spoke a language other than English at home. View the DLL Report to Congress.
are more likely to stay with a stranger and less likely to stay in a shelter than heterosexual youth.
The Family and Youth Services Bureau recently funded a 3-year project to better understand the shelter and service needs of LGBTQ homeless youth.
who age out of foster care report not being able to pay their rent in the past year, according to one recent study.
FYSB-funded transitional living programs provided support to more than 400 LGBT youth during the 2012 fiscal year.
were sleeping on the streets, in cars, and in abandoned buildings, among other unsafe places, during the 2011-12 school year, according to a 2014 report by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Family and Youth Services Bureau needs your help to make sure that all young people in the United States have the stability they need to be successful in school.
were homeless or unstably housed during the 2011-12 school year, according to a 2014 report by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Family and Youth Services Bureau works with the Department of Education to identify and provide services to homeless youth.
homeless youth under 18 living on their own were in shelters during the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2013 point-in-time count of homelessness.
To find Family and Youth Services Bureau-funded shelters in your community, visit our map of providers.
were counted during the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2013 Point-in-Time Count of homelessness.
If you know a youth under 18 who has run away or is homeless, call 1-800-RUNAWAY for suggestions on how to help.
were on their own and homeless during the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2013 Point-in-Time Count of homelessness.
of people experiencing homelessness in America are under 25 and living on their own, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2013 Point-in-Time Count.
Percentage of child support collections that went to families in FY 2013
Percentage of child support collected through income withholding from employee paychecks in FY 2013
Amount of child support that state and tribal programs collected in FY 2013