Horizons for Homeless Children (HHC)
Horizons for Homeless Children is dedicated exclusively to serving young homeless children and their families. HHC provides direct services to young children and their families in Massachusetts. In addition to direct service, HHC advocates on behalf of young homeless children and their families with policy makers, and provides training and technical assistance to related service providers.
National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE)
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Center for Homeless Education is a national resource center of research and information enabling communities to successfully address the needs of homeless children and youth and their families. NCHE products include educational rights posters, parent brochures, the LEA Homeless Education Liaison Handbook, the State Coordinators' Handbook, and the NAEHCY listserv.
National Center on Family Homelessness (NCFH)
NCFH is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to developing long-term solutions to family homelessness. The Center is committed to: (1) building a rigorous knowledge base in the areas of family homelessness and poverty; (2) creating model programs, service demonstrations and technical assistance products; and (3) disseminating information to increase public awareness and improve national, state, and local policies and programs.
National Network for Youth (NN4Y)
The National Network for Youth is dedicated to ensuring that young people can be safe and lead healthy and productive lives. In doing so, young people are championed, especially those who because of life circumstance, disadvantage, past abuse or community prejudice have less opportunity to become contributing members of their communities.
National Runaway Safeline
The mission of the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) is to help keep America’s runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. NRS provides education and solution-focused interventions; offers non-sectarian, non-judgmental support; respects confidentiality; collaborates with volunteers; and responds to at-risk youth and their families 24 hours a day at 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929).
U.S. Department of Education: Education for Homeless Children and Youths (EHCY) Program
The U.S. Department of Education is the federal agency charged with the administration and oversight of the McKinney-Vento Act's Education for Homeless Children and Youths program.