June 27, 2012
This study tries to dissect the reasons many lesbian, gay and bisexual youth become homeless. Researchers compared the experiences of lesbian, gay and bisexual 14- to 21-year-olds who had run away or been homeless with those of peers who had not.
June 25, 2012
Several advocates for homeless youth took part in the June 12 meeting of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness, at which the council considered and passed along for approval a proposed framework for ending youth homelessness by 2020.
June 19, 2012
Researchers asked youth workers what might keep lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth from getting social services--and how those barriers can be overcome.
June 18, 2012
Spread the word! NCFY's on Facebook and Twitter. Connect with us on social media, and you can get up-to-the-minute information about what's going on at the Family and Youth Services Bureau and youth-serving organizations around the country.
June 15, 2012
How welcoming to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth are your facilities, handouts, reading materials and speech? A new checklist from the National Center for Cultural Competence, at Georgetown University, can help you measure how LGBTQ-friendly your organization or program's staff and services are.
June 14, 2012
NCFY's newest slideshow features the story of how a Washington, DC, organization took advantage of some lucky breaks and created a home for homeless youth.
June 12, 2012
A new guide from the College Board lays out policies and resources that help undocumented students qualify for in-state tuition at public universities and colleges in 11 states.
June 11, 2012
A new study shows that U.S. domestic violence programs take a holistic approach that benefits survivors in many ways.
June 8, 2012
June is LGBT Pride month, meant to recognize and honor the impact lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have had in our communities. During Pride month, we celebrate diversity and recognize that everyone deserves to be respected for who they are, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
June 7, 2012
This evaluation answers the questions, “where are they now” and “how are they doing,” of 31 former teen mothers who participated in the Mothers of Mount Sinai, or MOMS, program about 10 years ago.
June 5, 2012
Many runaway and homeless youth are introduced to services while experiencing not only previous trauma but substance abuse issues. Learn how the low-barrier approach to working with youth can be a resource for your program.
June 4, 2012
The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness will stream its June 12 meeting live and invite the public to ask questions and make suggestions about ending youth homelessness.
June 4, 2012
Resources to prevent and respond to bullying including a national bullying reporting system from StopBullying.gov, the Indian Health Service and Native America Calling.