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.

Runaway and Homeless Youth Notice of Funding Opportunities

Each year, the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) announces the release of the Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs). NOFOs were previously called Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA). The guidelines for the FOA or NOFO from the year a grant was awarded are what grantees need to comply with until the end of the grant. 

Now Available:

  • Basic Center Program 
  • National Communication System for Runaway and Homeless Youth Program
  • Street Outreach Program
  • Runaway and Homeless Youth Training, Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Center 

Access the 2023 NOFOs Here >> 

2023 Runaway and Homeless Youth Regional Grantee Training 2023 Runaway and Homeless Youth Regional Grantee Training

The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) and Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center (RHYTTAC) want to thank you for your participation in this year’s training! We hope you enjoyed connecting with grantees from your region and are going back to your programs with new learnings and strategies to address regional issues and trends in working with youth experiencing homelessness.

If you would like to view the Day One Live Stream recordings from your regional meeting, the recordings are now available in eLearning. You can view the recording for your training session in eLearning by clicking HERE or by using the search term “REGTRNG 2023” and then clicking on your region's Live Stream recording.

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 bleow for easy access). 

Click here to explore the RHY Grantee Foundational Resources webpage.

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.

Click here to access eLearning & Community of Practice