Runaway and Homeless Youth
National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway and Thrownaway Children (NISMART-4) Law Enforcement Survey – Family Abduction (LES-FA) Pilot Study Report
Learning to endure: A qualitative examination of the protective factors of homeless transgender and gender expansive youth engaged in survival sex
Youth runaways and homelessness is often linked to justice system involvement. Research has shown that these children also face a range of challenges related to their health, emotional well-being, safety, and development.
On May 7, 2019, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. ET, OJJDP will present "Homeless Youth Prevention." This webinar will focus on intervention strategies and resources to prevent homeless youth. The webinar will include presenters from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Family and Youth Services Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs.
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