What is the Homeless Children and Youth Act?

The Homeless Children and Youth Act is bi-partisan legislation that would make it easier for homeless children, youth, and families to receive homeless assistance, no matter where they happen to be staying. Get the facts.

Why is the Homeless Children and Youth Act needed now?

Government regulations make it virtually impossible for some of the most vulnerable children and youth to get the help they need. Learn from direct service providers why this legislation is urgently needed.

Who does the Homeless Children and Youth Act Help?

The Homeless Children and Youth Act would help homeless children and youth who are in extremely unstable and often unsafe situations. Listen to what they have to say.

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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!

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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.