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 September 28, 2018)

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

AASA, The School Superintendents Association
Afterschool Alliance
Alliance for Excellent Education
Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health
Alliance for Strong Families and Communities
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Bar Association
American Federation of Teachers
American Psychological Association
American School Counselor Association
Bassuk Center on Homeless and Vulnerable Children and Youth
Campaign for Youth Justice
Children’s Health Fund
Center for Policy Research
Center for Social Innovation
Center for the Study of Social Policy
Children’s Advocacy Institute
Child Welfare League of America
Children’s Home Society of America
Coalition for Juvenile Justice
Communities In Schools
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
Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights
IDEA Infant Toddler Coordinators Association
Invisible People
MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
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 ESEA State Program Administrators
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 Crittenton
National Diaper Bank Network
National Education Association
National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
National Network to End Domestic Violence
National Network to End Family Homelessness
National Network for Youth
National PTA
National Runaway Safeline
National WIC Association
NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice
Ounce of Prevention
Primo Center for Women and Children
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
StandUp for Kids
United Migrant Opportunity Services
Youth Catalytics

STATE, TERRITORY, AND LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

Alabama
Family Promise of Baldwin County, Inc (Summerdale)
Morgan County System of Services Inc (Decatur)

Arizona
Addiction Haven
Homeless Youth Connection (Goodyear)
Native American Connections (Phoenix)
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)
Interface Children and Family Services (Camarillo)
LYRIC: Center for LGBTQQ Youth (San Francisco)
Making Change for Children (West Hills)
Partnering for Change (Los Angeles)
Placer Independent Resource Services (Auburn)
Sanctuary of Hope (Los Angeles)
Solutions for Change (Vista)
Therapists for Peace & Justice (Berkeley)
Transition House (Santa Barbara)
Youth Services Network (Castaic)

Colorado
Attention Homes (Boulder)
Colorado School Medicaid Consortium
Doin’ It on Purpose Coaching (Wheat Ridge)
Family Promise of Greater Denver (Denver)
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)
Christian Community Action, Inc. (New Haven)
CT Head Start Association

Delaware
Family Promise of Northern New Castle County, Inc. (Wilmington)
YWCA Delaware

District of Columbia
Eyes Wide Open Mentoring

Florida
Child Guardians, INC (Pensacola)
Immokalee Multicultural Multipurpose Community Action Agency (Immokalee)
Treasure Coast Community Health (Fellsmere)
Volunteers of America of Florida (Cocoa)

Georgia
Early Childhood Education Student (Lawrenceville)
Family Promise of Hall County (Gainesville)
Family Promise of White and Habersham (Cleveland)
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)
Mercy Housing Lakefront (Chicago)
Public Action to Deliver Shelter Inc., Hesed House (Aurora)
Teen Living Programs (Chicago)
United Methodist Women (Hazel Crest)

Indiana
Central Indiana National Association on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Indiana Youth Services Association (Indianapolis)
Youth Connections (Franklin)

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)
Franklin County Women and Family Shelter (Frankfort)
Kentucky Youth Advocates

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
Family Healthcare of Hagerstown (Hagerstown)

Massachusetts
Wellesley College

Michigan
Families On the Move, Inc.
Family Promise of Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids)
Michigan Community Action (Okemos)
Michigan League for Public Policy (Lansing)
Mid Michigan Community Action (Farwell)

Minnesota
40outofpoverty
Sherburne County Area United Way

Missouri
reStart, Inc. (Kansas City)
Foster Adopt Connect (Kansas City)
Synergy Services (Parkville)
Youth In Need (St. Louis)

Montana
Family Promise of Great Falls (Great Falls)
Sparrow’s Nest of NW MT (Kalispell)

Nebraska
Heartland Family Service (Omaha)
Youth Emergency Services (Omaha)

Nevada
Family Promise of Las Vegas

New Hampshire
Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter (Nashua)
Monadnock RSVP Volunteer Center (Keene)
Family Promise of Greater Nashua (Nashua)

New Jersey
CASA of Morris and Sussex Counties
Central Jersey Family Health Consortium (North Brunswick)
HomeFront (Lawrenceville)
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)
Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York
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 (Rochester)
St. Catherine’s Center for Children (Albany)
Teaching and Restoring Youth Inc. (Buffalo)
United Way of the Southern Tier (Corning)
YABC at Thoimas Jefferson High School (Brooklyn)

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
Mountain Plains Youth Services (DBA: Youthworks) (Bismarck and Fargo)

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

Oklahoma
High Flight Arts and Letters (Claremore)

Oregon
Community Outreach, Inc (Corvalis)
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)
Homeless Children’s Education Fund (Pittsburgh)
Inter-Faith Housing Alliance (Ambler)
The McKie Foundation (Philadelphia)
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
Housing Opportunities for People Everywhere

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

South Dakota
Cornerstone Apartments (Rapid City)
Pathways Shelter for the Homeless (Yankton)

Tennessee
Tennessee Alliance for Children and Families

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

Utah
Voices for Utah Children
Youth Futures (Ogden, St. George)

Vermont
Voices for Vermont’s Children

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

Washington
Cocoon House (Everett)
Family Promise of Clark County (Vancouver)
Family Promise of Cowlitz County (Longview)
Friends of Youth (Kirkland)
Libbey Enterprises (Seattle)
Community Youth Services (Olympia)
YouthCare (Seattle)

Wisconsin
ADVOCAP Inc (Fond du Lac)
Briarpatch Youth Services, Inc. (Madison)
The BRICK Ministries, Inc. (Ashland)
CAP Services, Inc. (Stevens Point)
Center Against Sexual & Domestic Abuse, Inc (Superior)
Central Wisconsin Community Action Council, Inc. (Wisconsin Dells)
Coaiition of Wisconsin Aging Groups (Madison)
Community Action Coalition for South Central Wisconsin (Madison, Watertown, Waukesha)
Community Action Inc. of Rock and Walworth Counties (Beloit)
Couleecap, Inc. (Westby)
Family Connections, Inc. (Sheboygan)
Family Promise of Greater Beloit (Beloit)
Foundation for Rural Housing, Inc. (Madison)
Harbor House Crisis Shelters (Superior)
Indianhead Community Action Agency, Inc. (Ladysmith)
Kids Forward (Madison)
KIN Youth Program (Rhinelander)
Mercy Housing Lakefront (Lakefront)
New Day Shelter (Ashland)
Newcap, Inc. (Oconto)
North Central Community Action Program, Inc. (Wisconsin Rapids)
North Country Independent Living (Superior)
Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency Inc. (Superior)
Pathfinders Milwaukee, Inc. (Milwaukee)
Richard’s Place (Waukesha)
School District of Superior (Superior)
Social Development Commission (Milwaukee)
Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program (Dodgeville)
Walker’s Point Youth & Family Center (Milwaukee)
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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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.