Welcome to RHYTTAC

The Runaway and Homeless Youth Training, Technical Assistance, and Capacity Building 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.


RHYTAC's eLearning and Community of Practice Platform

Check Out the Upgraded 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. This upgraded RHYTTAC eLearning is easy to use and allows you to focus on crucial learning while gaining advantages from a simplified user experience and increased reporting measures. This is a fast, intuitive platform that gives you more control of your personal and learning information.

For existing users, check your email for instructions for logging in. New users, click the link below then click 'Register now' in the upper right corner. If you have any questions, please email [email protected]

Click here and level up your training today!


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New Resource: Supporting and Affirming LGBTQIA2S+ Youth and Young Adults

As Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) programs, organizations, and their communities seek effective practices for supporting, affirming, and improving outcomes for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, queer, intersex, asexual, and two spirit, as well as non-binary and gender expansive (LGBTQIA2S+) youth and young adults, the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), Division of Runaway and Homeless Youth, and the Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center (RHYTTAC) are excited to share a new tip sheet. (Ahora disponible en español.)

Click here to learn more and download the Tip Sheet


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RHY Grantee Foundational Resources

There are a lot of details to consider in implementing Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) grants. RHYTTAC's RHY Grantee Foundational Resources webpage contains links to resources that RHY grantees and staff (new and experienced) can reference. You may use the Foundational Resources webpage as a starting place and return as needed (bookmark the webpage linked below for easy access). 

Click here to explore the RHY Grantee Foundational Resources webpage.