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Why #ILoveRHYA: The Night Ministry in Chicago, IL

The Night Ministry has received RHY funding for our housing programs for youth & young adults experiencing homelessness since the mid-1990’s.  We proudly operate two RHYA-funded Basic Center Programs, a Street Outreach Program, and a Transitional Living Program. We believe that youth who experience homelessness need to have a variety of age- and developmentally-appropriate housing [...]

By | 2017-09-28T10:48:58+00:00 September 28, 2017|Blog Post|0 Comments

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+00:00 September 26, 2017|Blog Post|0 Comments

NN4Y Salutes Y2Y’s Sam & Sarah

How Engaged Students Become Innovative Leaders NN4Y Salutes Y2Y’s Sam & Sarah Sam Greenberg and Sarah Rosenkrantz are the co-founders of Y2Y Harvard Square in Cambridge, MA. Y2Y Harvard Square is the nation’s first student-run overnight shelter. It employs a youth-to-youth model to provide a safe and affirming environment for young adults experiencing homelessness. This [...]

By National Network for Youth| 2017-09-06T19:37:50+00:00 September 6, 2017|#boldsalute|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+00:00 August 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+00:00 August 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+00:00 August 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+00:00 July 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+00:00 July 20, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments