Provides transitional housing and outreach services for up to 8 homeless, unaccompanied, young adults ages 18 – 24 , who meet the HUD definition of homelessness. The goal is to provide them with a safe place to live and to help them develop life skills to live independently. Support services include: on site case advocacy, skill building that supports community connections, access to educational and employment opportunities, housing, economic and health stability. Youth may stay in the program for up to 24 months.
Location: 364-366 Main St., Indian Orchard (Springfield), MA, 01105
Contact: Pam Cook, firstname.lastname@example.org 413-543-2460 x 189
Admission Requirements: Youth may self-refer, or be referred by a school, provider or family/community member. They must meet the HUD definition of homeless; be between the ages of 18 – 24; be willing to participate in structured program; be willing to enroll in school, job readiness, or employment. Priority will be given to Springfield residents or individuals enrolled in Springfield schools or with ties to Springfield.