Homeless: youth

This Dear Colleague Letter provides information to State Title I and Education Coordinators on how to use funds under Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, to provide services including counseling, tutoring, transportation, food, and clothing to children and youth experiencing homelessness. ...
This Dear Colleague Letter provides guidance to State Directors of Special Education to help ensure highly mobile children with disabilities receive required special education and related services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in a timely manner.
This brief describes the challenges unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness face, explains students’ educational rights under the McKinney Vento Act, and provides strategies for supporting the educational success of this vulnerable group of youth.
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 webpage provides information about HUD’s Family Unification Program, a program in which Housing Choice Vouchers are provided to families for whom the lack of adequate housing is the primary reason for child welfare involvement or youth (18-21) who left foster care after age 16 and lack adequate housing. ...
This webpage provides information about HUD homeless programs and initiatives that can be used by youth and youth serving providers, in addition to resources and links to other federal agencies, technical assistance providers, and organizations serving youth experiencing homelessness.
This webpage provides information about HUD’s Continuum of Care (CoC) Program, a competitive program that seeks to end homelessness by providing funding for nonprofit providers and state and local governments to provide shelter and quickly re-house homeless families and individuals.
This webpage provides information about federal grant programs relevant for serving young parents and their children experiencing homelessness including Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs, Head Start, Child Care and Development Block Grant, Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and many others. ...
This fact sheet provides an overview of the services and assistance that FYSB provides around runaway and homeless youth (RHY) programs, Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program, and Family Violence Prevention and Services Program.
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