Take Action

Take Action to Support HCYA Today:

Urge your U.S. Representative to sign-on as a co-sponsor of H.R. 2001.

1. Call your U.S. Representative’s office and ask for the person who handles housing. Tell them why you support HCYA, and urge the U.S. Representative to sign on. Ask for the staff’s email address to send a follow up email. Contact information may be found here.

2. Write a letter to your U.S. Representative. Fax it or deliver it to your U.S. Representative’s local office. You can download this sample letter in Microsoft Word and personalize it with local or state information. Contact information may be found here.

Be sure to sign your organization on as a supporter of HCYA here, and spread the word to community partners, colleagues, and others.

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.