Transitional Living Programs Move Homeless Youth Closer to Independence


Programs around the country are easing the transition to adulthood for runaway and homeless youth. Through the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s Transitional Living Program for Older Homeless Youth, more than 5,000 runaway and homeless youth a year receive housing, life skills training, counseling, and education and employment support from local organizations. This issue of The Exchange takes an insider’s look into what makes for successful transitional living programs and includes tips on starting, managing, funding, and evaluating a program that helps young people become independent, self-sufficient adults.

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