Addressing Oregon’s Runaway and Homeless Youth. Oregon Runaway and Homeless Youth Work Group . November 16, 2004. Charge of the Work Group. Study the issues affecting Oregon’s homeless youth Report and make recommendations to the Joint Interim Committee on Human Services.
Oregon Runaway and Homeless Youth
November 16, 2004
1. Designate the Oregon Commission on Children and Families (OCCF) responsible for statewide planning of services to homeless youth and their families
2. Families of runaway and homeless youth need support to be held accountable to address critical problems
3. Identify models of culturally competent, gender-specific, evidence-based service delivery for runaways, their families and homeless youth in urban and rural demonstration sites
4. A dedicated funding stream should be allocated to adequately and appropriately serve runaways, their families, and homeless youth