Services to homeless & high risk youth - Cocoon House fosters personal growth and healthy relationships to strengthen and empower at-risk and homeless teens and their families.
Two emergency shelters and one transitional shelter for teens ages 13-17 and one transitional shelter for older teens ages 18-20. Services include housing, food, case management, mental health and substance abuse counseling, school assistance, life skills guidance, recreation, medical care and dental referral and referral for other needed services.Program:Street Outreach, Support & AdvocacyBudget: $49,702Category: Human ServicesPopulation Served: Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)
Through mobile street outreach and a drop-in resource center, program staff distribute to street youth ages 13-22 emergency survival supplies (food, socks, underwear, hats, gloves, jackets, hygiene items, etc.) and provide referrals for other needed services. The drop-in center also offers a warm comfortable place to relax and socialize for a few hours each day. Advocates (case managers) assist teens who want to leave the streets.Program:Teen Homelessness PreventionBudget: $443,684Category: Human ServicesPopulation Served: Adults
Through Masters-level consultation via phone or home visits, classes, seminars and support groups, parents learn about their teens and develop communication, understanding and family management skills that result in a home life the teen no longer wants to leave.