Transitional Living Program Evaluation

Diverse young people smilingThe 2003 Reauthorization of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act called for the study of long-term outcomes for youth who are served through the Transitional Living Program. Participating transitional living programs will be interviewed about organizational structure, service delivery models, and outcome goals as well as their frameworks for implementing positive youth development strategies. A randomized control trial design will also collect direct youth feedback by phone and online at 6, 12 and 18 months to assess long-term outcomes for housing, employment, and social and emotional wellness.

Independent contractor Abt Associates, Inc. Visit disclaimer page , is charged with carrying out the study. A final report is expected by FY16.

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