Streetwork Project: Helping Homeless Youth

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

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About Safe Horizon’s Streetwork Project: Youth Homelessness Program

The Streetwork Project youth and teen homelessness program was formed in 1984 as a response to the growing number of homeless teens in New York City. 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.

What Streetwork Project Offers Homeless Youth & Teens

Streetwork project provides children, teens and young adults up to age 24 with the following free services:

  • Daily Necessities: meals, showers, clothing, wellness activities including acupuncture, yoga, and nutritional counseling.
  • Legal and medical assistance including help in obtaining Medicaid and other benefits.
  • Mental Health: psychiatric services, counseling, case management, advocacy.
  • Emergency and crisis housing and shelters.
  • Sexual Health Help: HIV prevention counseling, parenting groups, drop-in groups.
  • Opportunity to socialize in a safe, non-judgmental setting.
  • Help in obtaining identification.

Streetwork is LGBT-friendly. All clients are assigned a primary counselor who can assist them in accessing needed services, including referrals when necessary.

Contact Streetwork Project for Youth Homeless Services & Help

Call 800.708.6600 or visit Get Help - Homeless Youth

More Information: Get Help: Homelessness Services & Programs

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