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.
Experts Address the Legal Problems Surrounding Homeless Youth Services September 10, 2012 by James Swift “We believe we can think through and urge a system that keeps young people safe,” said Deborah Shore, founder and executive director of Sasha Bruce Youthwork (SBY), at last week’s Alone without a Home: A State-by-State Review of Laws Affecting Unaccompanied Homeless Youth Webinar.
In April the National Network made recommendations to USICH for system enhancements to help end youth homelessness. Click below to see our recommendations.
This is a job description for a full-time position. The Board will work with the PPD to receive the necessary supports to set priorities for policy, growth and sustainability. The Public Policy Director is responsible for the organization’s achievement of its vision, mission, goals/guiding principles and financial objectives in conjunction with the Board of Directors.
WASHINGTON, DC (May 30, 2012) — The National Network for Youth announced that it has awarded its Lifetime Achievement Award to Sue Krahe, Executive Director of Our Family Services in Tucson, AZ. The award is given to a member of the field serving runaway and homeless youth, recognizing his/her lifetime commitment and contribution to the field of youth work.
The Family and Youth Services Bureau is soliciting grant applications for the Transitional Living Program and the Maternity Group Homes program. The Transitional Living Program and Maternity Group Homes fund community-based programs that address the immediate needs of runaway and homeless youth and their families. Both programs aim to increase young people's safety, well-being and self-sufficiency, and to help them build permanent connections with caring adults.