Runaway & Homeless Youth

Runaway & Homeless Youth

Each year, thousands of U.S. youth run away from home, are asked to leave their homes or become homeless. Through the Runaway and Homeless Youth Program (RHY), FYSB supports street outreach, emergency shelters and longer-term transitional living and maternity group home programs to serve and protect these young people.

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Runaway and Homeless Youth Program Fact Sheet

Published: May 11, 2018

This fact sheet provides information about the Family and Youth Services Bureau's Runaway and Homeless Youth Program.

Bought and Sold: Recognizing and Assisting Youth Victims of Domestic Sex Trafficking

Published: February 10, 2017

Learn how young people are exploited and trafficked, and how youth and family services providers can help them.

New Foster Care Provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act

Published: December 8, 2016

The Department of Education recently issued a letter that addresses the new foster care provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) which go into effect on December 10, 2016.

Department of Education RHY Collaborations

Published: August 25, 2016

The Department of Education collaborates with FYSB's Runaway and Homeless Youth Program to create opportunities for young people.

Department of Housing and Urban Development RHY Collaborations

Published: August 25, 2016

The Department of Housing and Urban Developmenmt collaborates with FYSB's Runaway and Homeless Youth Program to create opportunities for young people.

Department of Justice RHY Collaborations

Published: August 25, 2016

The Department of Justice collaborates with FYSB's Runaway and Homeless Youth Program to create opportunities for young people.

Department of Labor RHY Collaborations

Published: August 25, 2016

The Department of Labor collaborates with FYSB's Runaway and Homeless Youth Program to create opportunities for young people.

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