SHELTER

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Safe Shelter




Youth Futures provides a home-like setting for youth ages 12-18 needing emergency and temporary shelter. Our bedrooms are complete with bunk-beds, linens, and wardrobe lockers where youth are assigned by gender. The facility also includes a kitchen where meals are cooked and served three times a day, a dining room, living room and family room, computer lab, and outside fenced courtyard. The front and back doors have controlled entry by staff members to ensure safety.


Our programs connect each youth, on an individual basis, with resources to build the skills needed to support a healthy future. Intensive case management is offered to help youth become reunited with their family or self-sufficiently contributing to the community. Life skills classes and off-site activities are planned weekly and all youth are encouraged to attend. Transportation is provided for youth to attend school, employment, and extracurricular activities; bus tokens, bus passes, and van transport are available.

Doors are open 24 hours/day for youth needing safe shelter. Daytime services, or “drop-in” hours are 6:30am-8pm when youth may access all of the resources provided at the shelter, including food, clothing, hygiene and school supplies, and programming. Meals are served and available for all youth at 6 am, 12 pm, and 5pm.

Emergency Shelter

Residential emergency shelter is open 24/7 for youth ages 12-18. Youth are assigned a bed and a locker for the duration of their stay.

Case Management

Case Management is a support system that helps the youth set goals, coordinate with appropriate resources and track progress toward their success.

Transportation

Transportation is crucial for the youth to attend school, employment and extracurricular activites. We provide bus tokens, bus passes and can assist with transportation.

Therapy

Therapy is available to any youth in shelter, including: individual, group, and family therapy.

Continuum of Care for Shelter Services

Continuum of Care for Shelter Services

Continuum of Care

Youth Futures' overall programming is divided into three main areas: overnight shelter, drop-in services and street outreach. Each program area has specific components to meet the needs of youth in need in the following categories:

1) Outreach
2) Crisis Response
3) Intervention
4) Aftercare

Our goal, whenever possible, is to reunite the youth with their family.

The Youth Futures shelter

Youth Futures provides a home-like setting with 16 beds available in three rooms for youth ages 12-18 needing emergency and temporary shelter. Youth are assigned to a room with their same gender that contains bunk-beds, linens and wardrobe lockers for personal items. The facility also includes a kitchen, multi-purpose/dining area, a living room, a family room, computer lab, a single-use bathroom and outside courtyard (within a fenced area). The front and back doors have entry which is controlled by staff members.

Intensive case management is offered to help youth become re-united with family or self-sufficiently contributing to our community. Our programs connect each youth, on an individual basis, with resources to build the skills that are needed to support a healthy future. Transportation is provided for the youth to attend school, employment, and extracurricular activities. We provide bus tokens, bus passes, and transportation via van.

The shelter is open 24 hours per day, with drop-in hours available from 6:30am to 8pm.

Shelter Continuum

Outreach
  • Strategic partnerships and community referrals
  • Child welfare providers (DCFS, CPS, JJS)
  • Homeless service providers (Lantern House, Road Home, VOA)
  • Government (WFS, HHS)
  • Media
Crisis Response
  • Overnight shelter
  • Basic needs (food, water, hygiene)
  • Intake
  • Suicide assessment
  • Healthcare assessment
  • Resource room access
Intervention
  • Staff supervision
  • Case management/individualized case plan
  • Therapy - individual, family
  • Support group
  • Healthcare access
  • Life skills classes
  • Placement
  • family reunification
  • housing
  • employment
Aftercare
  • Ongoing drop-in service
  • Follow-up case management (6 months)

Together we can change the world for the youth in our community.

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