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Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program

Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program

YHDP is a project of the US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD). Beginning in 2016, six rounds of communities have been selected to participate. Tulsa County was one of 17 communities selected in 2022, and awarded $5.38 million to apply toward its goal of preventing and ultimately ending youth homelessness. Let’s go, Tulsa!

⇒ Build an empowered, sustainable Youth Action Board (YAB) of youth and young adults to steer YHDP process

⇒ Strengthen and forge partnerships in Tulsa County with entities who serve youth experiencing homelessness

⇒ Develop a Coordinated Community Plan (CCP) which lays out comprehensive solutions to youth homelessness 

⇒ Fund program proposals that advance YHDP’s goals