Federal Guidance in Preparing for COVID-19 [Webpage].
Runaway and Homeless Youth Advocacy Project Training & Technical Assistance Center. United States. Family and Youth Services Bureau.
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Runaway and Homeless Youth Technical Assistance Centers (RHYTTAC)
2722 Crittenden Drive
Louisville, KY 40209
This federal guidance from the Family and Youth Services Bureau encourages those receiving grants for assisting runaway and homeless youth (RHY) work closely with their State and local public health authorities on issues related to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic in their organizations and communities. It then provides links to federal guidance that address: measures to address COVID-19 in the community, including at home, in childcare settings and schools, homeless centers, at work and in faith-based settings; information for higher-risk and special populations; information specifically related to domestic and international travel; and answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19, including how it spreads, symptoms, and what to do if you are sick. Additional links are included for resources on RHY grant flexibilities in conducting human services activities related to or affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, strategies for supporting children and youth experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic, strategies for helping children prepare, respond, and recover from a disaster, caring for a children in a disaster, mitigating the psychological effects of natural disasters, the role of the Disaster Technical Assistance Center, and information and resources on natural and man-made disasters and traumatic events for families, practitioners, responders, and emergency planners.
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