Helping Homeless Youth

Get Help: Call Our Free Anonymous Teen and Youth Homelessness Hotline: 800.708.6600

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Nearly 70% of young people who become homeless say they became homeless in order to escape physical and sexual abuse as a child, neglect, and other violent crimes happening in their homes, including LGBTQ youth (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered or questioning).

Safe Horizon Services that Help Teen & Youth Homelessness

Safe Horizon began its youth and teen homeless program, Streetwork Project in 1984. Streetwork project now makes more than 21,000 contacts with homeless young people, serves more than 65,000 meals a year and provides forms of housing to homeless youth, teens, and runaways.

How does Safe Horizon help homeless youth and teens?

Safe Horizon’s Streetwork Project is a homeless youth and teen program that gives at-risk youth a chance to reclaim their lives, their dignity, and self-worth through urgently-needed services ranging from meals to emergency shelter, medical, financial and practical assistance.

Safe Horizon’s Streetwork Project:

  • Makes contact with more than 21,000 youth each year through our two drop-in centers, two residential programs, and street outreach services.
  • Distributes over 65,000 meals to young people every year.
  • Offers free legal, medical, and psychiatric services; individual and group counseling; practical and educational assistance; advocacy; HIV prevention; and many other services that homeless youth urgently need, all in a safe, non-judgmental setting.

Read more about Streetwork Project

What can I do to help homeless youth and help homeless teens?

Safe Horizon’s Streetwork Project helps give homeless young people the refuge they need from the streets – and critical resources they need to find safety and hope. If you would like to join us in making a difference for young people in crisis please see how you can help below:

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Volunteer to Help Homeless Youth & Teens

More information on Homeless Youth & Teens

Streetwork Project for Homeless Youth, Teens and Runaways
Homeless Youth Shelter in NYC
Homeless Youth Hotline 800.708.6600
Homeless Youth Statistics & Facts

Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.
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