Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program

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What is the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP)?

Continuum of Care (CoC) Leads across the country can apply to the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development for the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP), which comes with:

  • Funding that must be used to address youth homelessness; and 
  • 3 years of technical assistance (TA) to support you throughout the planning and early implementation processes
The Dayton-Kettering-Montgomery County Continuum of Care (CoC) was selected as one of thirty-three communities across the country to participate in this round of the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP).

YHDP Objectives 
  • Develop a Coordinated Community Plan (CCP)
  • Center and elevate the leadership of young people across the CoC
  • Expand capacity and pilot new models of assistance and support for young people
  • Create and enhance cross-system partnerships
  • Focus on systems-change to transform how the community works to end youth and young adult homelessness

New Funding
$1,765,797 toward ending youth homelessness in Montgomery County.

YHDP Coordinated Community Plan
COMING SOON

YHDP System Mapping 

YHDP Brainstorming Sessions 
Join us for three virtual brainstorming sessions to share your firsthand experiences and help us envision how to end youth homelessness. Youth & Young Adults (under 25) participants will be compensated at $15/hour in Visa gift cards.  

YHDP Brainstorming Sessions Flyer

YHDP Virtual Community Kick-off - November 17, 2021



11/17/2021 YHDP Kick-off Presentation Slide Deck