News Archives

News Archives

Ric DeLand petting a dog on his beat

'Champions of Change' Build Bridges Between Youth and Law Enforcement

November 30, 2015

We talk to Celia Luce from FYSB grantee Outside In and Lieutenant Ric DeLand about fostering collaborations.

A thoughtful young person.

National Runaway Prevention Month 2015: Preventing and Responding to Youth Homelessness

November 25, 2015

Learn about interventions that strengthen families and young people's ability to be self-sufficient.

A young woman blows dandelion seeds.

What Substance Abuse Treatments Work for Homeless Youth?

November 24, 2015

Researchers examine the impact of three evidence-based interventions on substance use and more.

A young woman outdoors.

HUD Guide Helps Intake Workers Determine Homeless Status of Youth

November 19, 2015

The newly published resource provides insight into HUD's four main categories of homelessness and required documentation for each.

A young woman wearing a winter coat.

National Runaway Prevention Month 2015: 6 Questions to Identify Youth at Highest Risk of Long-Term Homelessness

November 18, 2015

A triage tool helps agencies give housing to young people with the strongest need.

A young person spray paints a mural.

Applications Now Available for the 2016 FYSB Mural Contest

November 17, 2015

Grantees of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Program can receive a gift card to bring their murals to life.

Young woman in a bus terminal.

Does the Home Free Program Affect Family Dynamics, Communication?

November 16, 2015

Researchers talk to 107 parents and guardians whose children used the service offered by the FYSB-supported National Runaway Safeline.

A young person looks out over a city.

Attend a Film Screening and Discussion About Youth Homelessness—November 17, 2 p.m. EST

November 13, 2015

The first-of-its-kind event will unite participants from 10 locations and online.

candlelight vigil

4 Ways to Promote National Runaway Prevention Month on Social Media

November 12, 2015

Get creative ideas for using Facebook and Twitter to raise awareness about runaway and homeless youth.

Laurel Edinburgh

National Runaway Prevention Month 2015: 10 Questions to Screen Runaway Youth for Sexual Abuse

November 10, 2015

Researchers and police teamed up to create and test 10 questions that screen runaway youth for sexual abuse.

A young person looking sad.

Working with Homeless Youth Who Have Experienced Sexual Violence

November 9, 2015

Learn how to build trust and strengthen relationships with youth with histories of sexual trauma.

A young person with brightly colored braids and a nose ring.

Do Common Beliefs About LGBT Homeless Youth Reflect Reality?

November 5, 2015

Two researchers review the literature to compare findings against "common wisdom" in the field.

Health care worker attends to a young person.

An Onsite Clinic Builds Healthy Connections for Homeless Youth and Their Kids

November 4, 2015

See how Valley Youth House uses a new program to connect residents to health information and ongoing care.

A young woman with a backpack sits against a brick wall.

#NCFYtalk: Complex Trauma and Homeless Youth

November 3, 2015

Join us November 20 at 2 p.m. Eastern for a Twitter talk on complex trauma contributing to--and resulting from--youth homelessness.

A young woman wearing a hoodie stands against a wall

This National Runaway Prevention Month, Show There’s More to Youth than ‘Meets the Eye’

November 2, 2015

Join the National Runaway Safeline in raising awareness about the needs of runaway and homeless youth.

9-5 pm Eastern