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Youth Emergency Shelter

Our 24-hour shelter is a safe haven for youth in crisis, serving ages 10-17. The Shelter addresses health needs, mental health support, safety, education, and basic life skills development. Established in 1980. Located at 5686 A Agua Fria St.

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Street Outreach Program

Our Street Outreach Program provides low-barrier, strengths-based support services to youth ages 21 and under experiencing homelessness in our community. Through street-based outreach and our drop-in resource center, we help youth meet their basic needs and work towards achieving greater safety and stability in their lives. Established in 1995. Located at 1570 Pacheco St. B6.

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Transitional Living Program

Our Transitional Living Program is a supervised independent living campus that supports youth ages 17-21 in gaining community connections, life skills, employment, educational advancement, and counseling as they work towards their self-determined goals. Established in 1990. Located at 4435 Airport Rd.

STAR Rapid Rehousing Program

Our Rapid Rehousing Program is a low barrier program that follows a housing first approach. Our program serves unaccompanied youth from ages 18-24 and their dependents. Youth must be literally homeless, at imminent risk of losing housing or fleeing or attempting to flee domestic violence. Those who meet eligibility requirements can receive up to 24 months of rental assistance and case management with the goal of achieving independence and maintaining permanent housing at discharge. Established 2016. Located in Santa Fe, Los Alamos, Sandoval, McKinley and Cibola Counties.

Community Counseling Center

Our therapists offer counseling for youth in every program and to youth throughout Santa Fe County. Many are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless, or otherwise in crisis. Established 1996. Located at 5686 B Agua Fria St.

Pregnant & Parenting Youth Initiative

Our PPYI Service Coordinator partners with the CONNECT network to help navigate young parents to resources in the community to help maintain housing, increase mental health supports, connect with appropriate child care, develop strong parenting skills and build supportive community relationships. The program also provides baby supplies and basic needs for each family. Established in 2006. Located at 5686 B Agua Fria St.

Food Pantry

The Food Pantry offers a selection of primarily non-perishable foods, available on a weekly basis to households with youth ages 10-24 years. An appointment is required and youth must be accompanied by a certified staff member. Located at 5686 B Agua Fria St.


Youth Shelters is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your gift is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

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