The purpose of the general departmental funded Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program (GD-SRAE) is to fund projects that exclusively implement sexual risk avoidance education that teaches youth how to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity.
The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) is the primary federal funding source dedicated to providing immediate shelter and supportive services for victims of family violence, domestic violence, or dating violence and their dependents.
In 2016, the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) released the Street Outreach Program (SOP) Data Collection Study. The goal of the SOP Data Collection Study was to learn more about the needs of street youth from their perspective, to better understand services utilization, and to identify alternative services that can be useful for them. In an effort to disseminate valuable information to the Runaway and Homeless Youth field and to those working with vulnerable youth, FYSB is releasing the SOP Data Collection Study infographic, which highlights key data from the SOP Data Collection Study, to encourage community discussions about the challenges impacting street youth and find solutions to assist this vulnerable population.
In Fiscal Year 2010, the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) awarded grants to four statewide capacity building projects and one national technical assistance provider to expand services for children and youth exposed to domestic violence.
Through the Competitive Personal Responsibility Education Program, FYSB funds projects that educate young people on both abstinence and contraception to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS.
Through the Tribal Personal Responsibility Education Program (Tribal PREP), FYSB awards grants to Tribes and Tribal communities to develop and implement abstinence and contraceptive education adolescent pregnancy prevention programs
The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) provides the primary federal funding stream dedicated to the support of emergency shelter and supportive services for victims of domestic violence and their dependents.
The Domestic Violence Resource Network (DVRN) informs and strengthens domestic violence intervention and prevention efforts at the individual, community, and societal levels. DVRN member organizations are funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to work collaboratively to promote practices and strategies to improve our nation’s response to domestic violence and make safety and justice a priority.