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Title: Oversight Hearing on the Runaway Youth Act Before the House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity of the Committee on Education and Labor, 95th Congress, 2nd Session, March 7, 1978
Corporate Author: US Congress
House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 365
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Type: Legislative Hearing/Committee Report
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document presents background papers, the oral and written testimony, and the transcript of a hearing that focused on the Runaway Youth Act, which provided for a Federal assistance program to deal with the problems of runaway youth.
Abstract: The program is operated by the Youth Development Bureau, which is part of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. During fiscal year 1977, the program funded 129 projects, including 128 to provide services to runaway youth and their families and one to provide referral and communication services through a national toll-free telephone service. Speakers at the hearing included Federal and State officials, program directors, and representatives of related organizations. Data were also presented from a national statistical survey on runaway youth. List of grantees, articles, letters, and related materials
Main Term(s): Juvenile status offenders
Index Term(s): Federal aid; Juvenile status offenses; Programs for runaways; Runaways
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