There has been an unprecedented increase in collaboration both among federal agencies and between the government and locally driven efforts to ensure that youth homelessness is prevented whenever possible, and that unaccompanied youth who do experience homelessness are on a quick path to safe, stable, and permanent housing.

What’s Driving Progress

To expand our understanding of the most effective interventions, we are partnering with communities on the

Communities are also strengthening annual Point-in-Time (PIT) counts and other data collection efforts, and partnering with non-profit providers, schools, and researchers to improve our data and enhance our information about the scale and scope of unaccompanied youth homelessness.

What You Can Do


Poverty robs children of the things they need most for survival and development like nutrition, education, health services, water and sanitation. As children grow, the consequences of poverty are compounded; thus taking an enormous toll on their well-being and their ability to build a better future for themselves, their families, and their communities. Let us put a smile on their face by helping them.