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Walter, a therapy dog, supports clients at Covenant House Vancouver in British Columbia. Photo courtesy of Covenant House Vancouver.

Can Pets and Therapy Animals Help Homeless Youth Engage With Needed Services?

April 26, 2017

Learn what research shows about the benefits of pets and therapy animals working with vulnerable young people.

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We’ve Got Answers! 5 FAQs from the NCFY Hotline

April 24, 2017

See answers to some of the most-asked questions to the NCFY hotline, from how to promote a new youth program to where to get help for a homeless teen, and find out how to ask a question yourself.

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What Do Vulnerable Young People Think of a Vocational Peer Mentoring Program?

April 19, 2017

Youth between 17 and 20 years old who were receiving residential and psychiatric care shared their perspectives of vocational peer mentoring within an evidence-based supported employment program.

Young people cleaning up litter as community service.

Participate in Global Youth Service Day

April 11, 2017

Discover ways youth can participate in community service for Global Youth Service Day 2017.

Two young people washing dishes in a restaurant.

Is Higher Minimum Wage Linked to Lower Adolescent Birth Rates?

April 3, 2017

According to this study, the answer is yes, particularly among non-Hispanic white and Hispanic adolescents.

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