HCYA Supporters

The Homeless Children and Youth Act would make it easier for communities to help homeless children, youth, and families.

Add your organization as a Homeless Children and Youth Act supporter here.

National Organizations

(As of June 19, 2018)

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

AASA, The School Superintendents Association
Alliance for Excellent Education
Alliance for Strong Families and Communities
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Bar Association
American Psychological Association
American School Counselor Association
Bassuk Center on Homeless and Vulnerable Children and Youth
Campaign for Youth Justice
Center for Policy Research
Center for Social Innovation
Children’s Advocacy Institute
Child Welfare League of America
Children’s Home Society of America
Coalition for Juvenile Justice
Covenant House International
Education Navigation LLC
Every Child Matters
Family Focused Treatment Association
Family Promise
First Focus Campaign for Children
Global Alliance for Behavioral Health and Social Justice
Healthy Teen Network
HEAR US
Invisible People
National Advocacy Center of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd
National Association for Children’s Behavioral Health
National Association of Counsel for Children
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
National Association of School Psychologists
National Association of Secondary School Principals
National Center for Housing and Child Welfare
National Coalition for the Homeless
National Coalition for Homelessness Solutions
National Diaper Bank Network
National Education Association
National Network to End Domestic Violence
National Network to End Family Homelessness
National Network for Youth
National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators
National WIC Association
NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice
Ounce of Prevention
Project Rehome
Public Advocacy for Kids
The Ray E. Helfer Society
Salaam Legal Network & Citizens
Council for Human Rights
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
SchoolHouse Connection
School Social Work Association of America

STATE, TERRITORY, AND LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

Alabama

Arizona
Addiction Haven
Our Family Services (Tucson)
West Valley Neighborhoods Coalition

Arkansas
Family Promise of Pulaski County (Little Rock)
Our House (Little Rock)

California
5 Cities Homeless Coalition (San Luis Obispo County)
Bill Wilson Center (San Jose)
Community Action Agency of Butte County, Inc. (Chico)
Community Human Services (Monterey)
Family Assistance Program (Victorville)
Family Care Network, Inc. (San Luis Obispo)
Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program (El Centro)
LYRIC: Center for LGBTQQ Youth (San Francisco)
Making Change for Children (West Hills)
Placer Independent Resource Services (Auburn)
Solutions for Change (Vista)
Therapists for Peace & Justice (Berkeley)
Transition House (Santa Barbara)

Colorado
Attention Homes (Boulder)
Colorado School Medicaid Consortium
Doin’ It on Purpose Coaching (Wheat Ridge)
House of Neighborly Services (Loveland)
Partners in Housing, Inc. (Colorado Springs)
Posada (Pueblo)
Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center (Denver)
Urban Peak Colorado Springs (Colorado Springs)

Connecticut
Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition (Bridgeport)
CT Head Start Association

Delaware

District of Columbia
Eyes Wide Open Mentoring

Florida
Immokalee Multicultural Multipurpose Community Action Agency (Immokalee)
Treasure Coast Community Health (Fellsmere)

Georgia
Family Promise of Hall County (Gainesville)
Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children’s Shelter, Inc. (Buford)
Interfaith Hospitality Network of Athens (Athens)
Kicklighter Resource Center, Inc. (Savannah)
Voices for Georgia’s Children
Young Adult Guidance Center, Inc. (Atlanta)

Idaho
The Community Builder (Nampa)
Idaho Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Illinois
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
La Casa Norte (Chicago)
Provincial Council Clerics of St. Viator (Arlington Heights)
Public Action to Deliver Shelter Inc., Hesed House (Aurora)

Indiana
Central Indiana National Association on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Iowa
Franciscan Peace Center (Clinton)
MICAH House (Council Bluffs)
St. Pius X Social Justice Committee (Urbandale)

Kansas
Dominican Sisters Ministry of Presence (Garden City)
Foster Adopt Connect (Olathe)

Kentucky
Covering Kentucky Kids and Families
Families in Transition Coordinator (Erlanger)

Louisiana
United Way of Northwest Louisiana (Shreveport)

Maine
The Diaper Fund
Families and Children Together (Bangor)
New Beginnings Inc. (Lewiston)

Maryland
2Youth 4Youth Empowerment Outreach (Millersville)
Advocates for Children and Youth
PeterCares House

Massachusetts
Wellesley College

Michigan
Families On the Move, Inc.

Minnesota
40outofpoverty
Sherburne County Area United Way

Mississippi

Missouri
reStart, Inc. (Kansas City)
Foster Adopt Connect (Kansas City)

Montana
Family Promise of Great Falls (Great Falls)

Nebraska
Youth Emergency Services (Omaha)

New Hampshire

New Jersey
CASA of Morris and Sussex Counties
Central Jersey Family Health Consortium (North Brunswick)
New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc. (Mercerville)
RESULTS Central New Jersey (Bernardsville)
Ruby’s Vision (Bogota)

New Mexico
New Mexico Voices for Children

New York
Advocates for Children of New York (NYC)
Concerned Citizens for Change (Bronx)
Family & Children’s Service of Niagara (Niagara Falls)
New York State Coalition for Children’s Behavioral Health
Rochester Area Interfaith Hospitality Network
St. Catherine’s Center for Children (Albany)
Teaching and Restoring Youth Inc. (Buffalo)
United Way of the Southern Tier (Corning)

Nevada
Family Promise of Las Vegas

North Carolina
Child Care Services Association (Chapel Hill)
Family Promise of Moore County (Aberdeen)
United Way of Lincoln County (Lincolnton)

North Dakota
Heavens Helpers Soup Café, Bismarck

Ohio
ECOT (Columbus)
Family Promise of Summit County (Akron)
Westland Ecumenical Community Food Pantry (Galloway)
Harmony Project (Cinncinati)
Hope Whispers Community Organization, Inc. (Canton)
Juvenile Justice Coalition
Kings Local Food Pantry (South Lebanon)
Ohio Sustainable Business Council
South Community, Inc. (Dayton)
United Way of Greater Cleveland
Voices for Ohio’s Children

Oklahoma
High Flight Arts and Letters (Claremore)

Oregon
Janus Youth Programs (Portland)
New Avenues for Youth (Portland)
Phoenix Ventures (Portland)

Pennsylvania
Acts Christian Transitional Services (Philadelphia)
Allegheny Valley Association of Churches (Natrona Heights)
Augustinian Friars, St. Thomas of Villanova Province
Bright Horizons Foundation for Children (Glenside)
Dignity Housing (Philadelphia)
Episcopal Community Services (Philadelphia)
Grands as Parents (Philadelphia)
HEARTH (Glenshaw)
Inter-Faith Housing Alliance (Ambler)
PathWays PA (Holmes)
Pennies from Kevan Foundation (Philadelphia)
People’s Emergency Center (Philadelphia)
Pennsylvania Council of Churches
Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (Philadelphia)
West Chester Food Cupboard (West Chester)
Youth Service Bureau (State College)

Rhode Island
Adoption Rhode Island

South Carolina
Family Promise of Pickens County (Easley)
Mental Health America of Aiken (Aiken)

South Dakota

Tennessee
Tennessee Alliance for Children and Families

Texas
Center for Transforming Lives (Tarrant County)
Community Youth Outreach (Conroe)
Pastors for Texas Children
Texans Care for Children
Texas Kids Can’t Wait
TexProtects/ Texas Association for the Protection of Children
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hidalgo County (San Juan)
Victoria Independent School District KIDZ Connection Program (Victoria)

Utah
Voices for Utah Children

Vermont
Voices for Vermont’s Children

Virginia
Family Promise of Greater Roanoke (Salem)
ForKids (Norfolk)
McKinney Vento Regional Education Program, Richmond Public Schools

Washington
Libbey Enterprises (Seattle)
Community Youth Services (Olympia)
YouthCare (Seattle)

West Virginia

Wisconsin
Center Against Sexual & Domestic Abuse, Inc (Superior)
Couleecap, Inc. (Westby)
Family Promise of Greater Beloit (Beloit)
Harbor House Crisis Shelters (Superior)
KIN Youth Program (Rhinelander)
New Day Shelter (Ashland)
North Country Independent Living (Superior)
Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency Inc. (Superior)
Pathfinders Milwaukee, Inc. (Milwaukee)
School District of Superior (Superior)
The BRICK Ministries, Inc. (Ashland)
WI Association for Runaway Services (Madison)
Wisconsin Coalition Against Homelessness (Waukesha)
Wisconsin Community Action Program Association (WISCAP) (Madison)

Wyoming
Unaccompanied Student Initiative (Cheyenne)

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Listen to Youth

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Get the Facts

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Featured Video

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.