For more information about the Homeless Children and Youth Act, please contact any of the following individuals.

Cara Baldari, First Focus Campaign for Children, at, or 202.657.0640

Barbara Duffield, SchoolHouse Connection, at, or 202.364.7392

Eric Masten, National Network for Youth,, or 202.783.7949

Stacy Pollard, Family Promise,, or 971.506.3724


Take Action

Tell your U.S. Representative that all homeless children and youth need help,­ no matter where they happen to be staying. Take action here.

Add your organization or office to the list of Homeless Children and Youth Act supporters. Click here to become a supporter.

Listen to Youth

There is no better way to understand homelessness than listening to the children and youth who have been through it. Listen to what they have to say.

Get the Facts

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.

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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.