Upcoming Webinar—Opening Doors Together: Strategies for Integrating Education and Housing Services

Thursday, June 6 at 2:00 pm ET: Join USICH and the Departments of Education (ED) and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to discuss how HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) providers and educators, school social workers, and school homeless liaisons can build relationships and link educational support services and homeless services for youth and families experiencing homelessness.

Jeffrey FetzkoMay 20, 2013|Network News|

Federal Juvenile Justice Agency Restructure Explained

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Administrator Bob Listenbee used an annual conference of state juvenile justice advisory groups last week to outline the new organizational structure of his agency, which has been in the works literally for years. One of the biggest goals of the reorganization was to break up the old state relations process, in which the OJJDP staffer who served as a liaison to a state also monitoring that state’s compliance.

After Recession, More Young Adults are Living On the Street

A December 18, 2012, New York Times article, "After Recession, More Young Adults are Living On the Street," focuses on young adults, who are often working and have at least some college education, who can not afford to rent an apartment. Post recession, the 18-24 year old population has the highest unemployment rates under adults.

Jeffrey FetzkoJanuary 2, 2013|Network News|

National Network for Youth Recommendations for System Enhancements toward Ending Youth Homelessness

The National Network for Youth recommends strategic and targeted actions to support a coordinated effort to engage, serve, and successfully support youth who are unaccompanied and experience runaway and homeless situations. Framed by our successful experiences working with the population and an understanding of the typology of homeless youth presented by the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH), the recommendations outlined in this paper emerged from a series of meetings involving National Network for Youth runaway and homeless youth service providers in early 2012.

Jeffrey FetzkoSeptember 25, 2012|Network News|

WEBINAR—It’s a Data Driven World: Making the Most of the 2013 Youth Homelessness Counts

Thursday, October 4, 2012 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EDT As part of the requirements for receiving federal funding to address homelessness; every community receiving HUD funding must conduct a bi-annual "point -in- time; count of persons experiencing homelessness. For the first time as part of the new Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing; Act guidelines; unaccompanied youth will be counted in the Point in Time count in every community across the country.

Jeffrey FetzkoSeptember 20, 2012|Network News|
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