Runaway and Homeless Youth

Six Ways You Can Help Youth During National Runaway Prevention Month—and Beyond

In observance of National Runaway Prevention Month, this slideshow provides tips for youth-serving professionals and programs on how they can keep youth from running away and help them if they do run. Learn more.  

Six Ways You Can Help Youth During National Runaway Prevention Month--and Beyond

In observance of National Runaway Prevention Month, this slideshow provides tips for youth-serving professionals and programs on how they can youth from running away and helping them if they do run. Learn more.

Join the Blogging Challenge to End Youth Homelessness!

NCFY’s Blogging Challenge to End Youth Homelessness encourages bloggers to publish posts that address youth homelessness. Winning posts will be featured on the NCFY website. This effort is a part of the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s campaign to recognize 40 years of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act.

Five Key Ways the Affordable Care Act Affects Young People

This blog post links to multiple resources that can help youth-serving programs understand how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) affects youth, including homeless and runaway youth. The post also provides some of the highlights from a recent webinar that discussed what youth and youth workers need to know about the ACA. Learn more.

A Hand and Paw Partnership Benefits Homeless Youth

Dogs, and people, learn new tricks at the Virginia Woof Dog Daycare Center in Portland, OR. Owned and operated by Outside In, a social service agency that serves homeless youth and low-income adults, the doggie daycare provides job training for 25 formerly homeless young people every year.

Department of Education Opportunity: Performance Partnership Pilots for Disconnected Youth

The following blog post originally appeared on the Department of Education’s website.