The Runaway and Homeless Youth Act Provides:
Street Outreach Programs
Outreach to runaway, homeless, trafficked, and exploited youth to build relationships and refer youth to vital services at street locations and drop-in centers.
Basic Center Programs
Temporary housing with crisis intervention services to minors including counseling, family reunification, and aftercare.
Transitional Living Programs
Longer-term housing with supportive services for homeless 16 to 21 years of age, including case management and connection to education, job preparation, and health care services–funds Maternity Group Homes for pregnant and parenting youth.
National Study of the Prevalence, Needs and Characteristics of Homeless Youth in America
Cata collection and research about runaway and homeless youth in American so we can scale-to-need prevention, crisis, and intervention services and housing.
National Communications System
N24/7 national phone and online communications system which connects youth and families in crisis with prevention services and reunifies families through a messaging service.
National Technical Assistance Center
Provides training and technical assistance to all RHYA grantees through in-person and online training, one-on-one consultation, and various materials.
Rural Demonstration Grants
Secretary may make competitive grants to states, localities and private entities to provide services to runaway and homeless youth in rural areas.
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