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Urge your U.S. Senators and U.S. Representative to co-sponsor the Homeless Children and Youth Act. Click here to take action!

What is the Homeless Children and Youth Act?

The Homeless Children and Youth Act is bi-partisan legislation that would make it easier for local communities to help homeless children, youth, and families. Get the facts.

Who does the Homeless Children and Youth Act Help?

The Homeless Children and Youth Act would help homeless children, youth, and families, no matter where they happen to be staying . Listen to what they have to say.

Why I Support HCYA

Current law prevents communities from helping some of the most vulnerable children and youth. Learn from direct service providers why this legislation is urgently needed and see who supports HCYA.

Homeless Children & Youth Act: Congressional Briefing Highlights

The Homeless Children and Youth Act (HR 1511/S 611) is a bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would make it easier for communities to assist homeless children, youth, and families. Earlier, we reported on the June 6, 2018, House Financial Services subcommittee hearing on HR 1511, and included videos of each witness testimony. Yet some of the most illuminating moments came during the question and answer period. This blog summarizes some of the most illuminating interactions between witnesses and Members.

Watch the Highlights

About the photos: Photos of children and youth experiencing homelessness provided by Diane Nilan, HEAR US Inc., used with permission. (c) 2012, Diane Nilan, HEAR US Inc.