Federal programs

This Dear Colleague letter and accompanying pamphlet provide specific guidance for educational institutions receiving federal funding on meeting the needs and supporting the academic success of pregnant and parenting students as it pertains to Title IX.
This information memorandum addresses whether federal Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) funds can be used to match the Homeless Assistance grants under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.
This fact sheet explores state-by-state eligibility for health care coverage, including through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), for key subpopulations of youth experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
This web article gives strategies to support service providers in enrolling youth experiencing homelessness in Medicaid.
This webinar describes what Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions are pertinent to expectant and parenting youth and their children, as well as what health care resources and services are available for this population. The webinar audio (MP3 file) and transcript (PDF, 43 pages) are also available.
This memo discusses the use of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funds to address the needs of families at-risk of or experiencing homelessness.
This webpage provides information about the McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program, which provides grants to State Education Agencies and subgrants to Local Education Agencies to help ensure that children experiencing homelessness, including preschoolers and youth, have equal access to a free and appropriate public education. ...
This webinar discusses housing instability amongst vulnerable families and partnerships that can prevent and reduce homelessness. The webinar includes a roundtable discussion with federal policy makers, advocates, and researchers; presentations from Tribal home visiting grantees; and a Q&A session. The webinar transcript (PDF, 60 pages) is also available. ...
This webpage provides information about Second Chance Homes, which are adult-supervised, supportive housing arrangements for adolescent mothers and their children. Information about eligibility criteria and federal funding for Second Chance Homes is provided.
This webpage provides information about the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program, which offers assistance to help current and former foster care youth achieve self-sufficiency. Activities and programs may include help with education, employment, housing, and connections to caring adults. ...
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