Our Fact Sheet for the 2015 Fiscal Year is here!
Youth Shelters and Family Services delivers life-changing services to homeless, runaway and in-crisis youth by providing shelter and addressing health, safety, education and workforce opportunities so they may lead independent and meaningful lives.
In the last fiscal year (2014-2015), Youth Shelters and Family Services served 1,187 youth and family members through five programs and one focused initiative.
Youth Emergency Shelter
A 24-hour shelter with a full range of services, including access to education, tutoring and case management for youth ages 10-17 who are in crisis and need a safe place to stay. Located at 5686A Agua Fria St. Established in 1980.
146 youth served (unduplicated)
2,179 nights of shelter provided
4,871 case management and life skills education hours provided
Transitional Living Program
A supervised apartment setting for homeless youth, ages 17-24, including pregnant and parenting teens. Youth gain education, workforce skills and life skills so they can move out on their own and become independent, fully contributing members of society. Located at 4435 Airport Rd. Established in 1990.
37 youth served (unduplicated)
3,533 nights of housing provided
14 youth enrolled in school or G.E.D. classes
7 youth began college careers
28 youth secured employment
1,292 case management and life skills education hours provided
Street Outreach Program
Provides street-based critical services such as food, water and blankets to youth up to age 21 with nowhere to go. Many camp in the mountains, live in cars or sleep in abandoned buildings. Street Outreach also has a home-like Drop-In Center where youth go to get warm, take a shower, and receive the supportive services they need to leave the streets. Located at 402 St. Francis Dr. Established in 1995.
704 youth served (unduplicated)
930 health-related and survival items provided, including hygiene kits, First Aid kits, sleeping bags, clothing, and baby supplies
8,782 case management hours provided
P.O. Box 28279 • Santa Fe, NM 87592-8279 • 505-983-0586 • www.youthshelters.org