Runaway/Youth Shelters

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    Taxonomy Code: BH-1800.1500-700

    Programs that provide temporary emergency shelter for children and youth who have run away from or have been pushed out of their homes or who are acting out and at risk for abuse pending return to their own families or suitable alternative placement. Such facilities usually provide in-house individual, group and family counseling and the full range of other secondary services related to runaways including referral to appropriate resources.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Homeless Teen Shelter - The House Grand JunctionA teen homeless shelter for youth in Mesa County.Mesa CountyThe House - Grand JunctionThe House - Grand Junction
    Runaway and Homeless Youth Shelter (The Source) - Attention HomesProvides street outreach, day drop-in, and overnight emergency shelter services to homeless teens. Day drop-in and overnight shelter services provide food, clothing, showers, and a place to be during the day and overnight. Clients have access to additional services such as referrals to other resources, education, medical care, legal services, case management, life skills lessons, and aftercare coaching.Boulder CountyThe Source - Attention HomesAttention Homes
    Shelter for Youth (S Acoma St) - Urban PeakA licensed shelter that is open 365 days a year and serves youth ages 15 through 20 who are experience homelessness. Youth ages 15 through 17 are able to stay for up to 21 days as long as they are following their case plan and working toward reunification with family. There is no time limit for youth ages 18 through 20 as long as they are participating in a case plan and making progress towards self-sufficiency. All youth, in partnership with their case manager, develop an individualized, strengths-based case plan that identifies community resources and helps youth to establish short-term and long-term goals.Denver CountyS Acoma St - Urban PeakUrban Peak
    Shelter Home - Children of the NightChildren live in a loving environment, where the importance of personal space is appreciated, and planned activities and emotional and educational support to excel are provided.Out of StateChildren of the NightChildren of the Night
    Youth Shelter - Urban Peak (Colorado Springs)Urban Peak Colorado Springs emergency shelter, is a 20 bed facility for youth ages 15 through 20. At the shelter, youth have their basic needs met—from meals to personal hygiene—in a safe environment. Beyond basic needs, youth at the shelter receive intensive case management, health services, and education & employment support, which are all designed to empower each individual youth build toward self-sufficiency based on their own identified goals and needs. Youth can also participate in a variety of life skills classes, the bike program, and take part in activities in the community, which range from hiking trips to volunteering. The youth served at the shelter come from a variety of backgrounds, and we strive to be a safe community for all youth, regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, class, educational background, sexual orientation, gender identity, or ability status. Also, have a supportive housing program that serves as a stepping stone for youth to go from the shelter to independent living.El Paso CountyUrban Peak (Colorado Springs)Urban Peak (Colorado Springs)

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