This fact sheet provides an overview of the Family and Youth Service Bureau's (FYSB's) three program areas: the Runaway and Homeless Youth Program, Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program, and Family Violence Prevention and Services Program.
Between February and May 2019, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) held 10 regional listening sessions with more than 600 stakeholders on issues related to youth and family homelessness. This executive summary is based on feedback from the regional listening sessions using participants' comments/notes, forum transcripts, and audio recordings. Organized by the ACF Office of Regional Operations and the Family and Youth Services Bureau, the listening sessions allowed ACF leaders to learn about trends, barriers, and local innovative responses from a diverse group of stakeholders including parents with lived experience, grantee and non-grantee service providers, educators, faith-based and community providers, and state and local government leaders. The sessions were an opportunity to share information about ACF's resources with attendees and to ask attendees for ways that ACF programs might be improved to better serve families and youth who are experiencing homelessness.
Beginning in FY2015, all Runaway and Homeless Youth Program grantees were required to begin using HMIS, operated by their local U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-funded Continuum of Care, or CoC, for all data reporting to the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB). FYSB refers to the expanded system as RHY-HMIS. These frequently asked questions should aid in that reporting.
The Federal TRIO Programs, the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Program, the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Program, and the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Program
This document provides detailed information about the Federal TRIO Programs, the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Program, the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Program, and the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Program.
We spoke to Linda Byrd-Johnson, Senior Director of the Student Service area within the Office of Postsecondary Education at ED, and Debbie Powell, Deputy Associate Commissioner of FYSB, to discuss why collaboration between HHS and ED is so important and what it could potentially mean for diverse populations of disconnected youth.