Welcome to RHYTTAC

The Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center (RHYTTAC) is the training and technical assistance provider for all federally-funded runaway and homeless youth (RHY) grantees. RHYTTAC assists these organizations in developing and implementing effective approaches to serving young people who have run away and/or are impacted by homelessness, accessing new resources, and establishing linkages with other programs with similar interests and concerns. RHYTTAC:

  • Provides direct capacity building support for programs and communities in the form of technical assistance, training, and online communities;
  • Develops tools and resources, and manages multiple communication channels for dissemination of those resources; and,
  • Leads a coordinated strategy across federal departments and other national grantees.

Please contact the RHYTTAC training and technical assistance team at [email protected] with your questions, training needs, ideas, and other requests for assistance.

Click here to check out the latest updates and announcements in RHY News.


Join Us for the 2021 RHY National Grantee Training

The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) and the Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center (RHYTTAC) are pleased to announce the 2021 Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) National Grantee Training will be held virtually from November 16th through November 18th between 12pm - 6pm ET, with a Welcome Reception on November 15th beginning at 12pm ET.  Click here to learn more >>


Get Connected: eLearning & Community of Practice

RHYTTAC is excited to announce it has a new eLearning and Community of Practice platform. Anyone can get connected to other RHY Providers, as well as web-based learning opportunities and materials. Click the link below, then click 'Create New Account' in the bottom right corner.

Access New eLearning & Community of Practice

Resources and Guidance in Addressing COVID-19

Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) grantees are encouraged to work closely with state and local public health authorities on issues related to addressing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in their organization and community. Click here to access information and resources for RHY programs.

COVID-19 Webinar Series

COVID-19 has dramatically altered the lives of everyone especially youth experiencing homelessness and the service landscape. These webinar series resources are available to build greater understanding about the full impacts of the pandemic on Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) grantees and the youth they serve and support programs in addressing these impacts. It also provides information to aid programs in preparing for the potential of future crises. Click here for more details about this webinar series.

The COVID-19 Webinar Training Series was recently completed and is now available on the RHYTTAC eLearning System at the links below.

PART I: Unprecedented Times: How RHY Programs Support Well-Being During & Beyond the Pandemic
PART II: Covid-19 Latest Developments: Vaccinations & Variants
PART III: Be Prepared! Planning for Future Risks & Crisis