Question

Were you aware that 2/3 of adults experiencing homelessness have not received a high school diploma or completed a GED?

Legislative Updates

Monday, September 26, 2016

The Administration for Children and Families in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced final regulations to implement the Child Care and Development Fund program (CCDF). The new regulations contain several unprecedented provisions to facilitate access to child care for families experiencing homelessness. Read more about the new rules.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced final regulations to update the Head Start Performance Standards. The final rule contains new policies on the prioritization of homeless children, as well as other procedures to facilitate the identification, enrollment, and stability of homeless children in Head Start. Learn more about these important new policies, and how they will help children and families experiencing homelessness.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Today, the U.S. Department of Education released a package of materials on the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness to help school districts and States implement new protections made by the Every Student Succeeds Act. Read more.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Learn more about new legislation to ensure that homeless and foster youth benefit from college access programs, have access to financial aid without burdensome and prohibitive documentation, and receive the support they need to stay in school and graduate.
*Action alert included.*

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Learn more about the Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2015 (HCYA), a bill that would make it easier for homeless families and unaccompanied homeless youth to receive HUD homeless assistance, no matter where they happen to be staying.
*Action alert included.*

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Learn about federal funding for homeless children and youth in the FY2017 budget, and what you can do to increase investments in vital education and housing programs.

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Learn more about the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act (RHYTPA), a bill that makes critical updates to Runaway and Homeless Youth Act programs to enable them to serve unaccompanied homeless youth better.
*Action alert included.*

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