News Archives

News Archives

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Q&A: Texas Bill Sets in Motion New Effort to Count Homeless Youth

August 27, 2015

One of the biggest states in the union is launching a multi-year, interagency study.

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Get a Newly Updated Runaway Prevention Intervention

August 25, 2015

The National Runaway Safeline has added more resources and activities to its Let's Talk curriculum.

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Q&A: Helping Traumatized Moms Become More Secure in Themselves

August 24, 2015

Research shows that women can form healthy attachment with their children by starting to work on unresolved trauma.

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#NCFYtalk: Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors and Their Pets

August 20, 2015

Join us for an August 27 Twitter talk with the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence.

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Research Roundup: Responses to Youth Sex Trafficking in Different Areas

August 19, 2015

New studies examine what can be done to prevent and address commercial sexual exploitation in cities bordering Mexico, small cities, and large metro areas such as Boston.

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Can Middle Schools Help Prevent Homelessness Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Questioning Students?

August 18, 2015

Researchers study the intersection of homelessness and sexual orientation among middle-school students.

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Working With Survivors of Domestic Violence Who Are Pregnant

August 17, 2015

An online toolkit from the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs and the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence presents an integrated, multidisciplinary approach.

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Read the Department of Education's Letter Clarifying Financial Aid Options for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth

August 13, 2015

The important question for higher education institutions to ask students, the department says, is not why they are homeless but whether they have been determined to be homeless and unaccompanied by an adult.

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Webinar Series on Human Trafficking

August 7, 2015

Learn how to serve victims better by collaborating with others in your community and strengthening your organization's ability to address trafficking.

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Q&A: A Bagful of Rocks Helps Native Youth Deal With the Weight of History

August 6, 2015

Learn about an interactive exercise used by New Mexico's Tewa Tribe in their Tribal Personal Responsibility Education Program.

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What Buffers Homeless Youth Against Trauma, Drinking, and Drug Use?

August 5, 2015

Researchers surveyed about 600 homeless young adults to find out.

HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Secretary Burwell: 'Homelessness Is a Complex Issue, but It’s One We Know How to Solve'

August 4, 2015

Cross-posted from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services blog.

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From the National Runaway Safeline: Luciana's Story

August 3, 2015

A young woman experiencing suicidal feelings reaches out to the Family and Youth Services Bureau's national communication system for runaway and homeless youth.

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