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What You Need to Know About: HHS’s Youth At-Risk of Homelessness (YARH) Program

What You Need to Know About: HHS’s Youth At-Risk of Homelessness (YARH) Program Youth At-Risk of Homelessness (YARH) is the Children’s Bureau, within the Administration for Children and Families (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), multi-phase grant program to learn what works to prevent homelessness among Youth and Young Adults (YYA) with child welfare [...]

By |2017-09-26T10:17:51-04:00September 26, 2017|Blog Post|0 Comments

Why #ILoveRHYA: Bill Wilson Center in Santa Clara County, CA

RHYA funding allows Bill Wilson Center to provide thousands of nights of safe sleep for hundreds of runaway and homeless youth in Silicon Valley along with thousands of youth and family counseling sessions and support services. BWC’s Crisis Residential Center, our Quetzal House for chronic runaway girls and our Maternity Transitional Living Program each benefits [...]

By |2017-08-31T13:28:30-04:00August 31, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why #ILoveRHYA: Kids in Crisis, Cos Cob, CT

Kids in Crisis provides 24 hour crisis intervention, outreach, emergency shelter and community based programs for at-risk infants, children and teens in Southern Connecticut. Kids in Crisis has been a RHYA Basic Center grantee for over 35 years providing services to over 4,000 runaway and homeless youth.  In addition, Kids in Crisis (KIC) is part [...]

By |2017-08-24T15:55:57-04:00August 24, 2017|#boldsalute|0 Comments

Why #ILoveRHYA: Urban Peak in Denver, CO

Every youth that walks through our doors at Urban Peak possesses an intimate and incredible story. Some of our youth may share similarities in these stories, but as each one unfolds in its own personal narrative I am reminded time and time again why I choose to work with runaway and homeless youth. Every week, [...]

By |2017-08-17T15:13:48-04:00August 17, 2017|Blog Post|0 Comments

Why #ILoveRHYA: Second Story in Vienna, VA

Second Story, formerly known as Alternative House, first opened its doors to runaway and at-risk teens in 1972 on the grounds of Lewinsville Presbyterian Church. Over the past 45 years, in addition to our teen shelter, we have expanded to include housing and case management for pregnant and parenting young mothers, housing assistance for youth [...]

By |2017-07-27T13:03:28-04:00July 27, 2017|Blog Post|0 Comments

Why #ILoveRHYA: YouthWorks in North Dakota

Josh first came into contact with Youthworks through the emergency shelter after successfully completing Job Corps at 17. Josh had had multiple interactions with the child welfare system prior to enrolling in Job Corps due to parent-child conflict and substance usage within the home.   Upon first entering the Basic Center Program, Josh had a goal [...]

By |2017-07-20T09:39:44-04:00July 20, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why #ILoveRHYA: Larkin Street Youth Services in San Francisco, CA

Larkin Street Youth Services has received Basic Center Program funds since 1989 and Street Outreach Program funds since 1996 from the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (RHYA) grants. Together, these programs support critical engagement services for runaway and homeless youth in San Francisco. These funds ensure that we can connect youth who are on the [...]

By |2017-07-13T10:15:39-04:00July 13, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why #ILoveRHYA: Pathfinders in Milwaukee, WI

Pathfinders began in 1970, serving runaway and homeless street youth that were highly visible on the east side of Milwaukee. Our clients and our organization suffer from romanticized memories of that tumultuous time period, implying our youthful clients merely test their boundaries in search of greater independence. The realities of generations of trauma in our [...]

By |2017-07-12T20:51:19-04:00July 6, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments