Runaway and Homeless Youth
From the National Runaway Safeline: Janet’s Story of Abuse
A young woman uses the National Runaway Safeline live chat service to find a way out of a physically and emotionally abusive home environment.
College Readiness Programs Lead to Success for San Francisco Homeless Youth
Adventure Awaits at Larkin Street Youth Services helps young people accomplish job and college readiness, GEDs, post secondary school enrollment and more.
Peer Groups Affect Substance Use in Homeless Youth
Researchers conducted in-depth interviews with 19 homeless youth ages 16 to 21 from three Midwestern cities to discover how homeless youth perceive social norms related to substance use among their peers.
Pop-Up “Care Villages” Combine Services with Dignity and Engagement for Homeless Youth
New approaches to one-stop shops combine services with initiatives that promote dignity, peer empowerment, and engagement.
To Give and Receive: Gina Martin
Gina Martin, the director of outreach services at Covenant House New Orleans, shares advice about how she, and others, can make sure they're making an impact on youth they serve.