Quick Facts

  • More Than a Quarter of Teens

    ages 16 to 19, volunteered at least once in 2012.

    The Family and Youth Services Bureau encourages volunteerism as a pathway to self-sufficiency.

  • 1 in 3 Adolescents

    in the U.S. is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner, a figure that far exceeds rates of other types of youth violence.

    FYSB’s Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention programs teach young people about healthy, respectful dating relationships.

  • Teen girls are 6 times

    more likely to get pregnant and twice as likely to get a sexually transmitted infection after being physically or sexually abused.

    The Family and Youth Services Bureau educates young people on the risks of dating violence through its Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention programs.

  • 17 Federal Agencies

    came together to enhance services and support networks that provide survivors of human trafficking with a path to freedom, independence and self-sufficiency.

    The Family and Youth Services Bureau affirms its commitment to the Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States.

  • 49,472

    child care professionals in child care centers & family child care homes received some training or orientation on Early Learning Guidelines in 2012, according to QPR data. Learn more about the QPR 2012 Report Data.

  • 17 States and Territories

    increased provider participation in QRIS in 2012, according to QPR data. Learn more about the QPR 2012 Report Data.

  • 28 States and Territories

    reported reviewing, revising and strengthening licensing requirements in 2012, according to QPR data. Learn more about the QPR 2012 Report Data.

  • of TANF families have received assistance for 12 months or less

    among those that are subject to the federal five-year time limit. About half of TANF families are exempt from the time limit, primarily because they have no adult receiving federally funded assistance. Read more in the most recent TANF Report to Congress.

  • Child-only TANF assistance cases

    were served in an average month in FY 2011. Forty-six percent of all TANF assistance cases are considered “child only.” In these cases, only the children of a household receive TANF assistance designed to meet their ongoing basic needs. Read more in the most recent TANF Report to Congress.

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