Guidance on Counting Youth
CALIFORNIA HOMELESS YOUTH PROJECT
, Family and Youth Services Bureau, December 5, 2012. Outreach & Sampling Methods for Youth Count! Data Collection Approaches to sampling strategies, ways to map best locations for reaching homeless youth in street counts, and how to build creative partnerships.
, Urban Institute, July 2013. Counting Homeless Youth: Promising Practices from the Youth Count! Initiative Summary of promising practices, areas for improvement, and recommendations, following the efforts of nine communities across the U.S.
Full Youth Count! Report.
, National Alliance to End Homelessness, October 25, 2012. Youth Targeted Point-in-Time Counts: What You Need to Know! Focus on developing key partnerships, planning, and considerations for rural communities.
, National Alliance to End Homelessness, October 20, 2010. Counting Homeless Youth, Toolkit Recommended steps for counting homeless youth, including identification of stakeholders and mapping sources of data collection.
PARTNERSHIPS AND COLLABORATION
, National Alliance to End Homelessness, October 4, 2012. It's a Data Driven World: Making the Most of the 2013 Youth-Inclusive PIT Count Guidance on how youth providers, advocates, and others can partner with CoCs to ensure youth-inclusive PIT counts. Discussion of impact accurate PIT counts have on social policy.
, Family and Youth Services Bureau, December 6, 2012. Training & Preparation for Youth Count!: Involving Youth, Universities, & Volunteers Recruitment, selection, safety, training, and payment of youth involved in the count.
, National Alliance to End Homelessness, September 6, 2012. Counting Homeless Youth: Developing Key Partnerships Importance of key community stakeholders in ensuring a more accurate youth count.
SURVEY DEVELOPMENT AND DATA COLLECTION
, Family and Youth Services Bureau, December 19, 2012. Strategies for Coordinating Data for Youth Counts: Street Counts, HMIS and Schools Data Using and integrating data between schools, HMIS, and runaway and homeless youth services to provide a more accurate youth count.
, 100,000 Homes Campaign. Making PIT Counts Work for Your Community Integrating the Registry Week Methodology into Your Point-in-Time Count.
, Corporation for Supportive Housing, June 14, 2013. A New Tool to Target Homeless Youth for Supportive Housing "Transition Age Youth Triage Tool" of six items to help prioritize youth for supportive housing.
, Family and Youth Services Bureau, November 28, 2012. Culturally Appropriate & Sensitive Data Collection Discussion of culturally appropriate phrasing and approaches to data collection, including sexual orientation and gender identity.
, National Alliance to End Homelessness, February 2012. Counting Homeless Youth: City of San Jose Homeless Youth Census Survey Summary of a survey conducted to estimate the number of homeless youth in San Jose, CA.
, National Alliance to End Homelessness, February 2012. Counting and Surveying Homeless Youth Lessons learned from youth count and survey conducted in Washington, DC.
, National Alliance to End Homelessness, November 2010. Including Youth in Your Community's Point-in-Time Count, Part I Strategies, tips, and step-by-step suggestions for including youth in the PIT count.
, National Alliance to End Homelessness, November 2010. Including Youth in Your Community's Point-in-Time Count, Part II In-depth case study of Santa Clara County/San Jose, CA experience in counting youth.