Resources and Referrals

  • Statistics
    -69% of sheltered RHY return home when it's safe (National Network for Youth, No More Homeless Youth in America, 2012)
     
    -48% of RHY in sex work are involved due to being homeless (Fordham University/Covenant House, Homelessness, Survival Sex and Human Trafficking, 2013)
     
    -88% of missing youth are runaways (U.S. Department of Justice, NISMART (National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway and Throwaway Children, 2002)
     
    -59,791 homeless youth received services from a NYS provider (OCFS RHY Annual Report, 2012)
     
    -1 in 4 RHY are at risk of being trafficked (Fordham University/Covenant House, Homelessness, Survival Sex and Human Trafficking, 2013)
     
    -10,536 RHY had basic need met by RHY providers (OCFS RHY Annual Report, 2012)