Runaway and Homeless Youth

"Substance Use, Self-Esteem, and Self-Efficacy Among Homeless and Runaway Youth in New Orleans." Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal (abstract), Vol. 29, No. 2 (2012).
“Protective Factors Associated with Fewer Multiple Problem Behaviors Among Homeless/Runaway Youth” (abstract). Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, Vol. 40, No. 6 (2011).
The MAC AIDS Fund is working to address the link between poverty and AIDS. The fund's housing grants aim to increase permanent housing for low-income people living with HIV. Applicants must provide direct housing services and have been operating for at least three years. Apply for funding on the MAC Fund website.
We're re-posting a piece we published last December about youth crisis hotlines, because it turns out, summer is a time many youth find themselves on the streets.
Family conflict often lies at the heart of a young person's homelessness. So it makes sense that helping youth and their families get along is one of the most important and challenging aspects of preventing and addressing youth homelessness.
“Impact of Running Away on Girls’ Pregnancy” (abstract). Journal of Adolescence, Vol. 35, No. 2 (April 2012).
“Correlates of Service Utilization Among Homeless Youth” (abstract). Children and Youth Services Review, Volume 34, Issue 7 (July 2012).
Forget the London Olympics! Here at NCFY, we'll be following the 2012 Street Soccer USA Cup, which starts this week in New York.
The TD Charitable Foundation's annual "Housing for Everyone" grant competition will award $100,000 each to 25 organizations working to expand the availability of transitional housing and shelters for people experiencing homelessness. Organizations that wish to apply should serve communities where TD Bank does business, demonstrate fiscal responsibility, and be able to show the...
Trauma-informed care approaches are important but limited, according to Susan McKenzie-Mohr, primary author of “Responding to the Needs of Youth Who are Homeless: Calling for Politicized Trauma-Informed Intervention” (abstract).
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