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In Honor of National Foster Care Month, Explore Health Care Options for Youth Currently or Formerly in Care
An issue brief from the Child Welfare Information Gateway outlines common health care needs and coverage options.

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Tool Helps Foster Youth Keep their Documents Safe and Discover Local Resources
Designed by foster youth, My JumpVault helps young people stay connected to important information and allies.

Happy diverse young people.

Linking Homeless Youth to Services: A Look at the Impact of Shelter and Drop-in Programs
Researchers talk to 79 young people in Columbus, Ohio, about their experiences and outcomes.

A young Native American man.

Family Finding Helps Homeless Young People Connect to Caring Adults
Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development shares how it has adapted the model to serve unaccompanied homeless youth.

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Q&A: Gary Harper on Positive Effects of the National Runaway Safeline’s Home Free Program
Researchers explore the program's impact on family dynamics and young people's future risk behaviors.

Celia Luce, peer mentor for Outside In

'Champions of Change' Build Bridges Between Youth and Law Enforcement
We talk to Celia Luce from FYSB grantee Outside In and Lieutenant Ric DeLand about fostering collaborations.

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National Runaway Prevention Month 2015: Preventing and Responding to Youth Homelessness
Learn about interventions that strengthen families and young people's ability to be self-sufficient.

Young woman in a bus terminal.

Does the Home Free Program Affect Family Dynamics, Communication?
Researchers talk to 107 parents and guardians whose children used the service offered by the FYSB-supported National Runaway Safeline.

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5 Ways to Help Rural Youth Get and Keep Housing
Learn how unaccompanied and homeless rural youth can find housing.

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Q&A: Helping Traumatized Moms Become More Secure in Themselves
Research shows that women can form healthy attachment with their children by starting to work on unresolved trauma.

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