How We Help

Youth Without Shelter provides a full circle of care with six core programs. Our programs enable youth to live responsibly and independently in society.

  • Educational Outreach Program
    The YWS Educational Outreach Program, One Youth at a Time, provides interactive workshops for elemen...
  • Emergency Residential Program
    Providing the essentials “I turned to YWS when I was only 16 years old. I walked into the house, ...
  • Employment Program
    The YWS Employment Program provides one-on-one assessments teaching the necessary skills to gain emp...
  • Housing & After-Care Program
    “Before I came here I was unable to find myself a home. The programs they had were very helpful, t...
  • Stay In School Program
    “If you were to look at me, you wouldn’t be able to tell that I live at a shelter. I never thoug...
  • Steps to Success Program
    “I was a troubled person, never attending school, involved in sexual acts and had no self­ esteem...
  • Success Stories
    At YWS, we are often asked "how do you measure success?". Success is measured differently for every ...