FYSB’s Runaway and Homeless Youth grantees have been using National Runaway Prevention Month to raise awareness about the issues that runaways and homeless youth face.
Learn more about promoting runaway prevention in communities across America.
have experienced stalking by an intimate partner that made them fearful for their lives or the wellbeing of someone close to them.
The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act supports programs that provide safety planning alongside shelter and legal advocacy for victims of intimate partner violence to promote their health and wellbeing.
served by the Transitional Living Program are either pregnant or have already had at least one child.
FYSB’s maternity group homes teach young people parenting skills, health and nutrition, family budgeting, and other skills to promote their long-term economic independence and ensure the well-being of their children.
youth under age 18 are homeless and on their own for more than a week every year, according to estimates from the National Alliance to End Homelessness.
Learn more about the Federal Strategic Plan to end youth homelessness by 2020.
are the least likely of any age group to know that they are infected with HIV.
FYSB supports HIV/AIDS awareness in its Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention programs.
of teens who were in an abusive relationship ever told anyone about the abuse.
The Family and Youth Service Bureau teaches youth healthy relationship skills through its Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention grant programs.
of homeless youth have mental health problems from stressful and traumatic experiences.
FYSB-funded transitional living programs provide mental health counseling in a trauma-informed setting to improve young people’s chances of healing.
newly infected with HIV in the United States are between the ages of 13 and 24.
FYSB’s Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention grantees use the most effective, culturally appropriate programming to help young people stop the spread of HIV.
ages 15-19, have spoken with their parents about both abstinence and birth control.
About 65% of girls and 53% of boys received formal sex education on both topics, according to the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.