Yellow Brick Road Washington
Professional staff and highly trained community volunteers initiate over 2,900 face-to-face contacts with vulnerable youth on the streets each month building trust, providing information, referral and crisis intervention services.
Phone: (360) 314-5716
A day-time drop-in center for homeless youth, The Perch offers a dry, warm, safe place where youth have access to laundry facilities, computers, a phone, a meal and skilled staff to help them problem solve.
Oak Bridge Youth Shelter
The original program we opened in Southwest Washington and the first crisis intervention shelter of its kind in the Clark County area of Washington State, Oak Bridge serves both state-dependent and non-state involved youth ages 9 to 17 and their families. Accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Oak Bridge provides family reunification and mediation services, social skills training, education and aftercare support. Over 1,800 youth and families have passed through Oak Bridge since it opened in 1996.
Toll Free: 1-888-979-4357 or (360) 891-2634
Oak Grove Youth Shelter
Oak Grove is a secure shelter where police can bring youth with active run reports or deemed to be in danger by being on the streets in unsafe situations. The shelter provides intensive assessment and supervision for youth who may need a high level of care. Accessible 24 hours a day, once in the door, youth are immediately assessed and a plan developed based on each youth’s unique situation and needs.
A six month program working with youth ages 18 to 24 who have completed or are nearing completion of their basic education, The Nest provides basic financial and case management support for youth who are ready to live independently but cannot afford the initial move-in costs of an apartment.
Connections is a Permanent Supportive Housing program for young adults 18-25 who have experienced extensive homelessness coupled with a diagnosed disability. Youth are referred into the program from the Housing Solutions Center and are assessed based on disabilities, length of homelessness and other barriers. For a referral and details, call the Housing Solutions Center: 360-695-9677.
Cowlitz County Street Outreach
This street outreach program is similar to the Yellow Brick Road Washington program based in Clark County, with services located in the Kelso/Longview area. Professional staff initiate contact with vulnerable, homeless youth and connect them to local resources, referral and crisis services.