Pursuant to the RHY Act, FYSB funds over 600 active awards to public and non-profit organizations to support street-based services, emergency and longer-term-shelter, and counseling and supportive services to youth and young adults who have runaway or who are at risk of or are experiencing homelessness. The primary RHY programs are, as follows:
These programs and services are designed to help youth and young adults who are experiencing homelessness develop the skills necessary to make a successful transition to self-sufficient living.
The RHY Act also authorizes additional activities to be conducted through contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements, including:
To strengthen and build the capacity of public and private entities that are eligible to receive RHY awards by providing T/TA for the purpose of carrying out the programs, projects, or activities for which such awards are serving youth and young adults who have run away from home, are experiencing homelessness, or are at risk of becoming homeless.
Estimated Total Program Funding: