This website is not being maintained and will be discontinued in November 2017. For Runaway and Homeless Youth information, content can be used for informational purposes or you can contact the National Clearinghouse for Homeless Youth and Families at 301-828-1324. For Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention information, visit the Teen Pregnancy Exchange. For Family Violence Prevention and Services information, visit the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence.
Whether you work with youth on the street, in an emergency shelter or in a transitional living program, you know from experience that young people need a lot of support and guidance to reach their goals. “Focusing on Outcomes for Youth” aims to help you get provide that support. It describes the practical steps a number of community-based organizations have taken to keep young people safe, improve their social and emotional wellbeing, help them develop permanent connections to supportive adults and build their self-sufficiency.