Runaway and Homeless Youth

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Free Tool Assesses LGBTQ Inclusiveness in Homeless Youth-Serving Agencies
A True Colors Fund tool helps agencies assess how welcoming and safe their services are for LGBTQ youth.

Latina and African-American young people.

Tailoring Family-Based HIV Prevention Interventions for African American and Latino Homeless Youth
Researchers assess parental relationships and sexual risk behaviors among homeless youth who are white, African American, or Latino.

A youth worker comforts a young woman.

New Trainings in Georgia Address Child Sex Trafficking
A FYSB State PREP grantee educates foster care parents and youth workers on the risk factors and warning signs of child sex trafficking.

A young person holds a sign saying I got help -- now I'm in control of my life

You Don't Have to Go Through This Alone: V's Story
Watch the story of one youth who found help through the National Runaway Safeline

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#NCFYtalk Recap: Friends Helping Friends to End Youth Homelessness
To wrap up National Runaway Prevention Month, NCFY and the National Runaway Safeline hosted a Twitter chat.

A young woman tells her story.

Feel Safe Again: S's story
Watch the story of one youth who didn't feel safe at home and found help through the National Runaway Safeline.

A young person stands in front of an art easel.

Creating Opportunities for Youth in Crisis Through Art Studio Programs
Learn how arts exploration benefits young people in a runaway and homeless youth program, and functions as an art studio for the community.

Diverse young people sharing a meal together.

How Do Formerly Homeless Youth Perceive the Impact Over Time of Transitional Living Programs?
Discover what aspects of a Transitional Living Program youth find most useful.

Two service providers looking over documents.

Carrying the Messages of Runaway Prevention Month Forward Beyond November
Learn about free materials organizations can distribute to prevent and end youth homelessness year-round.

A young person telling their story.

Don't Be Afraid to Ask For Help: N's Story
Watch the story of one youth who felt more at home with friends on the street and the help found through the National Runaway Safeline.

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