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    Taxonomy Code: BH-1800.1500-700

    Programs that provide temporary emergency shelter for children and youth who have run away from or have been pushed out of their homes or who are acting out and at risk for abuse pending return to their own families or suitable alternative placement. Such facilities usually provide in-house individual, group and family counseling and the full range of other secondary services related to runaways including referral to appropriate resources.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Doors of Change Housing Program for Self-SufficiencyThe Doors of Change housing program for self-sufficiency provides long-term housing (18 months – up-to 2 years) to homeless young adults (ages 18-24). Our mission is to solve youth homelessness through empowerment and self -sufficiency. Doors of Change residents receive: • Wrap-Around Supportive Services • Weekly Case Management • Employment Preparation Training • Independent Living Skills Classes • Job Search Training • Mentorships and Internships • Music and Art Therapy • 24/7 Staff Coverage • And all the support to build the lives they deserve! CentralDoors of ChangePhotocharity (DBA Doors of Change)
    Overnight Shelter for Homeless Transition Age Youth, Urban Street Angels, IncOffers an overnight shelter Tuesday nights through Wednesday mornings at Mission gathering Church in North Park for up to 28 guests (ages 18 to 25). Check-in time is between 5:30 and 7 p.m. Dinner is served about 7 p.m., with showers, basic medical attention and community referrals available throughout the evening. Breakfast is available Wednesday morning, with guests leaving by 9 a.m. Guests are asked to spend the night, with no in-and-out privileges.CentralOvernight Shelter for Homeless Transition Age YouthUrban Street Angels, Inc
    OZ Shelter, YMCA of San Diego CountyYMCA Oz San Diego is an intensive two week residential treatment program for youth ages 12-17. While in treatment, each week youth attend 2-3 individual counseling sessions, 3 group counseling sessions, and 1 family counseling session. Youth also engage in daily enrichment and recreational activities that are treatment-focused. Upon discharge from the residential treatment program, the youth and family are able to return for 8 family therapy aftercare sessions. At Oz, youth are provided with safe housing in a structured and supportive environment with 24-hour supervision. Treatment is based on the positive youth development model, focusing on youth strengths and development of coping, communication, and life skills. Counseling services are provided by Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Marriage and Family Therapist Interns/Trainees, and Social Worker Interns. Services are strictly confidential Treatment issues can include but are not limited to: • Anxiety • Depression • ADHD • Self-harm • Stress • Oppositional defiance • Parent-child conflict • Running Away • Suicidal ideation • Grief and Loss • Substance use • Life transitions • Trauma • Domestic Violence North CentralOZ SheltersYouth and Family Services, YMCA of San Diego County
    Storefront, Overnight Shelter and Day Center, San Diego Youth ServicesProvides overnight shelter and day center for homeless youth (including pregnant teens on a case-by-case basis) and runaways. Services include family reunification, information and referral, counseling, case management, independent living and social skills development, job development, transportation assistance, food, and clothing. **IMPORTANT NOTE** Clients Must be single minors 12-17 years of age ONLY.CentralOvernight Shelter and Day CenterSan Diego Youth Services

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