News

newsIMG_0776Welcome to the North Texas Youth Connection (NTYC) Media Room. We appreciate your interest in learning more about today’s youth and homeless issues. Within the Media Room you will find news and information about NTYC as well as upcoming events. Also, we hope you’ll take time to enjoy our  : http://ntxyouthconnection.org/portraits-of-the-future that provide a glimpse of the staff and community involvement with NTYC.

  

June 2017:

Safety Month

Safe Place Spot Light: June is National Home Safety Month. Check out www.homesafetysmartcheck.com for a free safety checklist. Be sure your home has working smoke detectors. The Sherman Fire Department, a NTYC Safe Place site, currently gives free smoke detectors to Sherman residents. And while you are there, be sure to thank the fire dept. for all the years of service to Safe Place and NTYC!

Sherman Fire Department 318 S. Travis Sherman   903-892-7263

 

 

 LGBT

June is LGBT Pride Month. Help us spread awareness and to call on all people to eliminate prejudice everywhere it exists. For information: http://www.thetrevorproject.org or call the LGBT National Hotline at 1-888-843-4564.

 

June 5th-11th 2017

National Hunger Awareness Week

It’s an issue we have to beat.

Everyone deserves the right to eat!

sto hungry

Donate to your local food pantry, shelter, or soup kitchen today.

 

 

homelessness

This is a great expose.  Remember homelessness happens everywhere–not just in New York!
Invisible Child: Dasani’s Homeless Life

There are more than 22,000 homeless children in New York, the highest number since the Great Depression. This is one of their stories.

SLIDESHOWS

 


Need someone to talk to? Not sure where to turn? Ludacris knows who you can go to when you or a friend need help – the National Runaway Switchboard.