Youth Count Texas!

Youth Count Texas!, the first ever statewide count of youth experiencing homelessness in Texas, was mandated by a vote of the Texas Legislature in 2015. The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA), which was tasked with carrying out the count, contracted with TNOYS to help develop the survey tool and implement it. TDHCA’s final strategic report on the project was delivered on Dec. 1, 2016, and can be found online here.


The Youth Count Texas! Project: Process Evaluation Report
Screen Shot 2016-09-13 at 8.32.28 PMIn 2015, the Texas Legislature passed a bill mandating the first- ever statewide count and survey of homeless youth in Texas. TNOYS was contracted to develop and implement the survey in collaboration with local communities across the state. TNOYS produced this report to share lessons learned in the process of carrying out this groundbreaking effort. The findings and recommendations in this report can inform future counts of youth experiencing homelessness and provide insight into efforts to support this vulnerable population.

Click here to see the YCT! Process Evaluation report Appendix (survey tool) referenced in the report.


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