The Runaway and Homeless Youth Act Provides:
Street Outreach Programs
Outreach to runaway, homeless and human trafficked 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 20-year-olds, including education, job preparation, health care–funds Maternity Group Homes.
National Study of the Prevalence, Needs and Characteristics of Homeless Youth in America
Collects data about the runaway and homeless youth population in the United States in order to scale-to-need the crisis prevention and intervention services homeless youth need to thrive.
National Communication System for Runaway and Homeless Youth
National Runaway Safeline, 1-800-RUNAWAY; 1800RUNAWAY.org.
National Training & Technical Assistance Center
Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center