Evidence-based programs and practices bring together the best available research, professional expertise and input from youth and families to identify and deliver services that have been demonstrated to achieve positive outcomes for youth, families and communities.
The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) and FYSB recognize that all communities are different and that there is not a one-size-fits-all program plan. In this tip sheet, leaders of FYSB-funded agencies share how they are using harm reduction to better serve youth in their communities.
Positive Youth Development is a comprehensive framework outlining the supports all young people need to be successful. Runaway and homeless youth programs that embrace this developmental model provide ongoing and intentional opportunities for young people to participate in meaningful activities.
Service-learning combines service and learning, with an equal emphasis on each. Youth engaged in service-learning not only help others and strengthen their communities, but also learn and grow in their knowledge, skills, and attitudes.
In this guide to keeping the doors of youth-serving nonprofits open in good times and bad, the National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families has collected many of its original articles on financial management and fundraising.
This manual teaches the “Ps and Rs” (prevention and preparedness, response, and recovery) of disaster planning. It includes worksheets and checklists to guide you step by step through the process of creating an emergency-preparedness plan for your youth-serving agency.