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Runaway and Homeless Youth

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What Influences Drop-In Center Use Among Homeless Youth?
Researchers describe the characteristics of homeless youth who use drop-in centers and what factors contribute to drop-in center use.

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To Give and Receive: Courtney Smith
Courtney Smith shares advice that helped her obtain an education while homeless.

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How Likely are Homeless Youth to Find and Maintain Stable Housing Over Time?
Discover what research shows about young homeless people returning to stable housing.

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Resources To Build Financial Independence
Everyone can benefit from resources that target financial abuse and address how to build financial independence.

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NCFY Makes Finding Funding Opportunities Easy
Use NCFY's Funding Opportunities page to find a curated list of funding options for your organization.

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Raising Awareness and Promoting Treatment: PTSD Awareness Day and Month
Access campaign promotional materials and links to assessment and treatment options for PTSD and complex trauma in youth.

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Needs and Differences between Pregnant or Parenting Homeless Youth and their Peers
Researchers explore the experiences of pregnant and parenting homeless youth and examine the differences between parenting mothers and fathers.

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1-800-RUNAWAY: Radio Public Service Announcement from FYSB and NRS (:30)
Listen to the story of one youth who found help through the National Runaway Safeline.

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1-800-RUNAWAY: Radio Public Service Announcement from FYSB and NRS (:60)
Listen to the story of one youth who found help through the National Runaway Safeline.

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5 Ways to Use the 1-800-RUNAWAY PSAs in Your Community
Here are five ideas for using FYSB PSAs to start a conversation about the causes of youth homelessness, ways to intervene before youth run away from home, and how to help youth in crisis feel safe again.

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