The Harris County Youth Collective connects organizations, youth, families and advocates to ensure Dual Status Youth in Harris County are supported, safe and have the opportunity to thrive.
Dual status youth in Harris County are 10 - 17 year olds who are in both the child protective and juvenile justice systems. By supporting solutions that work for youth and families we want to ensure that we reach the potential of all youth in Harris County.
National data show that approximately 30% of youth in the child protection system and more than 50% of youth in the juvenile justice system are dual status.*