Helping Homeless Youth in Michigan

Michigan Network for Youth and Families

What is MNYF?

The Michigan Network for Youth and Families has provided over 30 years of statewide advocacy, education, information and training to, and on behalf of, runaway and homeless youth services providers. The vision of the network is to support our member agencies to provide relevant, community-based, state-of-the-art services to youth in need and their families within their respective communities.

Our Mission:

Strengthening Michigan youth in need, their families, and communities by providing quality support, information, training, and advocacy for our members.

All Youth Served

189 Day Follow-up

90% current housing is safe and stable

89%enrolled in school, graduated, obtained GED, or enrolled in completed skills training

86%have not runaway since program exit (under 18 only)

88% have not been involved in juvenile justice since program exit (under 18 only)

Basic Care Center (BCC)

90 Day Follow-up

80% remains in safe and stable housing

86% enrolled in school, graduated, obtained GED, or enrolled in/completed skills training

87% have not runaway since program exit (under 18 only)

87% have not been involved in juvenile justice since program exit (under 18 only)

Transitional Living Program (TLP)

90 Day Follow-up

77% enrolled in school, graduated, obtained GED, or enrolled in/completed skills training

58% currently employed or seeking employment & registered with MI Works or unable to work & receiving cash benefits

87% have medical coverage & access to health care

93% avoided subsequent parenthood since program exit

96% received life skills training and located safe housing