Saturday, December 11, 2010 Shares Resources and Evidence-Based Practice was created by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP), which is composed of representatives from 12 federal agencies that support programs and services focusing on youth.

Through the website, IWGYP provides an interactive mapping tool to find federally-supported youth programs, a searchable directory of evidence-based programs, and other resources to help local leaders implement effective, collaborative strategies for helping youth succeed.

Transition Age Youth has a section that focuses on Transition Age Youth, between ages 16-24.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Study of the Impact of the Ohio Benefit Bank

Ohio Benefit Bank programs include:
A Study of the Impact of the Ohio Benefit Bank was recently released by the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at Ohio University.

Funded by the Columbus Foundation, the survey looked at hardships experienced, whether OBB clients completed their applications at JFSs, and the short term impact for those individuals and families.