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Key Federal Funding Related to Homeless Youth

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Date Published
March 2023
4 pages

This informational document provides an overview of federal government investment in funding to address homelessness; it includes a table with a breakdown of federal agencies and their purposes, funding, target population age range, applicant eligibility, and program links.


This brief document highlights federal agencies that support homelessness services and resources, specifically focusing on resources for juvenile justice agencies. Beginning with information on past federal funding and the proposed fiscal year 2023 federal budget related to homelessness programs, the document also describes United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH); Department of Health and Human Services, listing relevant offices and programs under HHS; the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); the Department of Education (ED); and the Department of Agriculture (USDA). Appended to the document, is a chart with the featured departments with a breakdown of related federal agencies, a brief description of their roles and responsibilities, some previous funding information, target population age ranges, eligible funding recipients, and links to discover more program information.

Date Published: March 1, 2023