Provides temporary shelter and crisis counseling for youth ages 12 through 17 who are in conflict with their family, have run away from home, or are homeless. Youth who stay at the Crisis Residential Center receive individual group and family counseling tailored to their personal needs with the goal of addressing the issues related to running away and/or homelessness, strengthening family relationships, providing linkages to appropriate community services, encouraging stable living conditions and assisting youth in planning a healthy future course of action. While family reunification is a goal of services, the need for alternate resources may be determined.
Must be ages 12-17 years old and be at risk of becoming homeless
Provides meals, shelter, school and case management for homeless and at risk youth. Founded in 1985, Crosswalk is an emergency shelter, a school drop-out prevention program, and a group of lifesaving and life-changing programs dedicated to breaking the cycle of youth homelessness. In an average year, Crosswalk serves more than 1,000 youth. Emergency shelter is available 365 days a year and all services are free and voluntary.
Must be between the ages of 13 and 17 years old
Volunteer Opportunities, Runaway And Youth Shelters, Bathing Facilities