March 31, 2014
In Los Angeles, 15 homeless young people spearheaded a research project that surveyed teens like them. The researchers who mentored them say the young people and their community benefited.
March 27, 2014
Top tip: Encourage youth to enroll by phone. Read on for other advice from Graham Bowman of the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless.
March 26, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Tobacco Products offers young people straight talk about getting hooked on smoking.
March 25, 2014
A researcher examines the psychological cost of attending high school for LGBTQ homeless youth.
March 24, 2014
Homeless youth may not know it, but they face dozens of legal questions. A guide for Washington State youth provides answers.
March 21, 2014
By reaching out to your local branch, particularly to the librarians focused on teens and young adults, you can better prepare library staff to assist homeless young people.
March 20, 2014
A new study suggests that doctors can better help homeless patients by understanding the "homeless worldview."
March 19, 2014
You can prepare parents to talk to their children about alcohol with the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration's "Start the Talk."
March 18, 2014
Functional Family Therapy is an evidence-based program that works with youth and their families to make changes together and improve their relationships.
March 17, 2014
NCFY shares some top tweets from our February Twitter chat on teen dating abuse and pregnancy prevention.
March 14, 2014
Learn how to guide youth through the process of being tested for sexually transmitted infections--and help them get them the health care they need if they test positive.
March 13, 2014
The Consolidated Funding Act approved by Congress last month included a policy change that will enable school districts to use federal funding for disadvantaged students to pay for homeless students’ transportation to their “school of origin.”
March 12, 2014
Amy Lin, National Organizing Director of Young Invincibles, spoke with us about young people and health insurance.
March 10, 2014
Researchers interviewed 20 Alaska Native teens about their everyday struggles and life challenges, how they deal with those struggles and challenges, and what meaning they make of their experiences.
March 5, 2014
The Coalition for Juvenile Justice shares how runaway and homeless youth agencies can reduce the number of youth arrested for status offenses.
March 4, 2014
The Child Welfare Information Gateway's new "Using Social Media in Child Welfare" section offers tips for social workers, youth and foster parents.
March 3, 2014
Anti-trafficking advocates offer tips for educating hotel workers, truckers and others about how to stop commercial sexual exploitation of young people.