Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund Semi-Annual Report Now Available

The semi-annual report for Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (NYSE: DHF) for the semi-annual period ended September 30, 2012 has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Form N-CSR. A hard copy of the report is mailed to shareholders of record and a copy of the report is also available at www.dreyfus.com and can be accessed at: http://www.dreyfus.com/closedendreports.htm.

Upon request, shareholders may also obtain a hard copy of the report free of charge by calling 1-800-334-6899.

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