New Guidance on When Eligible Students Can Begin Receiving Free School Meals
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released new guidance on the effective date of free school meal or milk benefits for students, including homeless children and teens.
2014 Mural Contest Third-Place Winner: From Overcast Skies to Sunshine
Congratulations to Rumford Group Homes, in Rumford, ME, whose youth artists took third place in the 2014 Family & Youth Services Bureau Mural Contest for Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs.
Presenting the 2014 Runaway and Homeless Youth Program Mural Contest Winners
The Family & Youth Services Bureau's annual mural contest this year drew nine inspiring, youth-made designs from Runaway and Homeless Youth Program grantees around the country.
Primary Sources: Integrated Employment and Mental Health Services -- How Well Do They Work For Homeless Youth?
A researcher collaborated with two social services agencies in Los Angeles to investigate the effect on young people of two programs that combine employment and mental health services.