February 16, 2023
TNOYS MOBILIZES SUPPORT FOR CROSS-SYSTEMS, YOUTH-FOCUSED POLICY PRIORITIES DURING THE 88TH TEXAS LEGISLATIVE SESSION
The Texas Network of Youth Services (TNOYS), a statewide organization that strengthens services and supports for Texas youth and families, is mobilizing its member network, youth and young adults (YYA), and state agencies in support of TNOYS’ Policy Agenda for the 88th Texas Legislative Session… Read more »
February 7, 2023
WE ARE VAXXED TX CAMPAIGN INCREASES COVID-19 VACCINE CONFIDENCE AMONG SYSTEMS-INVOLVED YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS
With COVID-19 cases in Texas ticking upward, a peer-to-peer campaign from Texas Network of Youth Services (TNOYS) is building trust in COVID-19 vaccines among Texas’ systems-involved youth and young adults (YYA). Young people in at-risk, high-stress situations… Read more »
May 5, 2022
TNOYS PUBLISHES NEW RESEARCH AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CHILD WELFARE PROVIDERS TO BUILD TRAUMA-INFORMED, YOUTH-CENTERED SERVICES
The Texas Network of Youth Services (TNOYS), a statewide organization that strengthens services for Texas youth and families, has teamed up with Mission Capital on new research about how child welfare providers in Central Texas integrate trauma-informed practices and community voice throughout their work… Read more »
April 11, 2022
TNOYS AMPLIFIES YOUTH AND PROVIDER VOICES AS PART OF WORK TO DEVELOP A YOUTH-CENTERED, CROSS-SYSTEMS POLICY AGENDA
This week, Texas Network of Youth Services (TNOYS) kicks off a multi-city listening tour to hear from youth, young adults, and youth-serving providers within seven system areas: housing & homelessness services, child welfare, juvenile justice, health and mental health, education, workforce, and survivor services … Read more »
February 8, 2021
TNOYS’ NEW REPORT UNCOVERS THE IMPACTS OF NATURAL DISASTERS AND EMERGENCIES ON CHILDREN AND YOUTH
AUSTIN – Recently, Texas Network of Youth Services (TNOYS), a statewide research and advocacy organization focused on strengthening services and support for Texas youth and families, released a report on the impacts of natural disasters and emergencies on children and youth across the state … Read more »
June 29, 2018
TNOYS AND COLLABORATIVE PARTNERS RECEIVE GRANT TO SUPPORT STUDENTS LEFT HOMELESS BY HURRICANE HARVEY
HOUSTON – Texas Network of Youth Service (TNOYS) has received a $400,000 grant from the Rebuild Texas Fund to support the many youth and their families who remain homeless after Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston area in 2017. The grant will fund a collaborative effort … Read more »
June 7, 2018
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES HONORED FOR RESPONSE TO HURRICANE HARVEY
HOUSTON – Texas Network of Youth Service (TNOYS) is presenting its annual Distinguished Leadership Award to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) in recognition of the work done by the agency and its Child Protective Services staff to protect children and families impacted by Hurricane Harvey… Read more »
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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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The Summer 2018 issue of our quarterly newsletter includes information on two new grants we recently received from the Rebuild Texas Fund, a recap of our Annual Conference that took place in June, a member spotlight on Connections Individual and Family Services, and more. Click here to read the full newsletter.
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.
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2019 Annual Report – Read about how values drove our work in 2019 and will continue to going forward.
2018 Annual Report – Read about how we expanded long-standing work and took it to new levels.
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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