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Youth Resources

We believe in the agency, resilience, and creativity of youth. We also recognize there are gaps and barriers in our community that prevent youth from accessing and fully taking advantage of opportunities. This is where our resources meet them. We aim to create spaces for youth to belong, access resources, be themselves, and find stability.

Drop-In Center

Drop-in is a resource for youth ages 14-24 experiencing housing crisis or homelessness who are seeking a place to belong, authentic relationships, and key resources.

Supportive Housing

Our supportive housing resource is a place where youth can rest, recharge, and heal. In each home, mentors act as the first point of contact for youth. Community is built through weekly house dinners, shared experiences, and daily interactions. It’s a model that feels more like a family than a program. We recognize that having stable housing is only the start of long term stability. 

Resource Innovations

We recognize that there are gaps in resources that act as barriers for youth working to find stability. We listen to youth as they identify barriers and connect with community partners, businesses, and community members to innovate and create new resources that remove barriers to long term safety and stability for youth.

Our Promise to Youth

First and foremost we make promises to youth! We promise that you are the author of your story, we will treat you with dignity and respect and provide you with a space to belong.

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COVID UPDATE: CODE YELLOW

Kent County data indicates a low-risk level. Potential COVID transmission or exposure among AYA staff and/or youth is low. CDC and MDHHS guidance recommend continued masks and COVID mitigation strategies for homeless service providers.

MEASURES IN PLACE

Appointments for up to 10 youth at a time; COVID hours; Core community partners, plus wellness, 1 person/agency; normal donation drops

HOURS

Monday - Friday from 12pm to 5pm

 

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