What is RHYTTAC?

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The Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center, or RHYTTAC, is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) as the training and technical assistance provider for all RHY grantees. RHYTTAC staff come from RHY services and understand the challenges program face in striving to achieve the best possible outcomes in the midst of staff turnover, community change and ever-emerging needs of the RHY population.

RHYTTAC services are provided via:

  • Phone and E-Mail Consultation
  • Website Resources
  • Community of Practice for Grantees
  • E-Learning Portal
  • Recorded Webinars
  • Monthly Facilitated Webinars
  • Technical Assistance Clinics offered in various locations around the country
  • Trainings, including Training of Trainers, on topics critical to grantee agencies
  • Events including the National FYSB RHY Grantees' Conference held each November

Participation in RHY Training and Technical Assistance is typically free, with the exception of a small registration fee to the National Conference and travel-related expenses. Recognizing that travel costs are often prohibitive for many grantees, RHYTTAC is working to ensure that topics delivered via technical assistance clinics and trainings are also made available to all grantees via the website and other outlets. RHYTTAC is operated by National Safe Place Network in Louisville, Kentucky.