Partnering to Support Educational Success for Runaway and Homeless Youth

This brief is designed for educators and providers of services for youth experiencing homelessness, including State Coordinators for Homeless Education, local homeless education liaisons, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Program grantees. It provides a brief overview of the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) and RHY programs, highlights statutory requirements for cross-program collaboration, and suggests specific strategies for building effective education-RHY partnerships.