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Nov. 15, 2017

The serious problem of youth homelessness in Texas is not adequately being addressed due to a patchwork system of funding and programs, conflicting definitions of “homelessness” and no clear central authority, according to a new study released today by Texas Appleseed and Texas Network of Youth Services (TNOYS). Read more »

June 29, 2017

HOUSTON – Texas Network of Youth Service (TNOYS) is presenting its Distinguished Leadership Award to State Representative Sarah Davis (R-West University Place) in recognition of her dedication to improving the lives of Texas youth and families, including during the 85th… Read more »

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Austin American-Statesman

Texas must address homelessness to end human trafficking

Gov. Greg Abbott took another strong stand in his fight against human trafficking this month when he declared January Human Trafficking Prevention Month, calling on all Texans to learn more about what they can do to help end the problem. Read more »


It’s time to address the “invisible” problem of youth homelessness

Last month, our organizations — Texas Appleseed and Texas Network of Youth Services (TNOYS) — released the most comprehensive study to date of youth homelessness in Texas. The study revealed that youth homelessness is a serious problem in Texas, affecting urban and rural communities alike. Read more »

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Fall 2017

The Fall 2017 issue of our quarterly newsletter includes information on the release of our new report on youth homelessness, a recap of TNOYS’ and our members’ efforts to support youth and providers impacted by Hurricane Harvey, a member spotlight on Roy Maas’ Youth Alternatives, and more. Click here to read the full newsletter. 

Summer 2017

The Summer 2017 issue of our quarterly newsletter includes a recap of our annual conference, information on our newest team member, a list of our annual award winners, and more. Click here to read the full newsletter. 

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2017 Annual Report – Read about how our network grew, shared learnings, and overcame obstacles together.

2016 Annual Report – Read about how we incorporated youth engagement into our work in new ways.

2016-2018 Strategic Plan– Read our plan that outlines the organization’s goals for the next three years.

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Check out our blog for the latest updates on the work we’re doing around Texas to ensure youth have access to the resources, support, and opportunities they need to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.