Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP)

With the youth voice in mind, we work to ensure that every youth and young adult has a place to call home.

Introduction to YHDP

Learn how SARAH, community partners, and the Youth Action Board of San Antonio (YAB) joined forces to receive $6.88 million in HUD youth action funds for our community!

All about YHDP in our community

Learn more about how YHDP is positively impacting youth and young adults in our community.

Know the Facts

55 important things to know about youth and young adult homelessness in our region and in the U.S.

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YHDP Partners

See the organizations involved and the work being done to prevent and end youth homelessness

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YAB & Youth Equity

Meet the Youth Action Board of San Antonio and learn how they work to establish youth equity

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Take Action

Join the #WESAY #HouseAllYouth Movement and learn how you can participate in our current initiatives

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Youth Stories

See the stories of youth in San Antonio and Bexar County to understand youth homelessness on a deeper level

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Learn more about the work that SARAH and our partners are doing and the YHDP successes in the community

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Join the #WESAY #HouseAllYouth Movement and pledge your support to end youth homelessness

Youth Action Board (YAB)

YAB Mission

The mission of the Youth Action Board is to advise and inform on the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) planning process as a way of representing the youth homeless community in San Antonio. The Youth Action Board is responsible for understanding and advising on improvements for the current homeless system. We pursue the creation of a homeless system centered and focused on youth and young adults. We give the voice back to the youth by establishing youth equity.

Inclusion, Diversity, Change,
Support, Education, Accountability, Equity, Service, Integrity, and Leadership

Apply to the YAB

Applicant Requirements:

– The applicant must be 17 – 25 years old
– All applications are subject to approval by the Youth Action Board
– The Youth Action Board must be composed of at least 2/3 active members with lived experience of homelessness.

Please fill out this Google Form, if you’re interested in applying. If you have any questions regarding the application process or regarding the Youth Action Board in general, please contact

Interested in Collaborating with the YAB?