Fact Sheet

Youth Shelters & Family Services helps hundreds of homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth each year. We provide
thousands of bed nights and case management hours through numerous programs including: Youth Emergency Shelter, Cold Weather Shelter, Transitional Living, Rapid Rehousing, Food Pantry, and Street Outreach. Support is provided for across all programs for LGBTQ+ Youth and for Pregnant & Parenting Youth.

FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

7/1/20—6/30/21

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 1980. Located at 5686 A Agua Fria St.
50
Youth Served
100
Shelter Nights
100
Hours of life skills and case management

TRANSITIONAL LIVING PROGRAM

Our Transitional Living Program is a supervised independent living campus that supports youth ages 17-22 in gaining community connections, life skills, employment, educational advancement, and counseling as they work towards their self-determined goals. Established 1990. Located at 4435 Airport Rd.
1
Youth Served
100
Bed Nights
100
Hours of life skills and case management

STREET OUTREACH PROGRAM

Our Street Outreach Program Drop-In Center provides youth experiencing homelessness with hot meals, showers, computer and phone access, and a safe space to connect with support systems. Established 1995. Located at 1570 Pacheco Suite B6.
1
Youth Served
100
Survival items handed out including groceries, first aid kits, sleeping bags, tents, tarps, clothing, and hygiene kits
100
Case Management Hours

PREGNANT & PARENTING YOUTH ASSISTANCE

Our Parenting Program helps young parents achieve and maintain stable mental health, find appropriate child care, develop strong parenting skills, and build knowledge to establish age-appropriate routines and activities. The program also provides baby supplies for each family. Established 2006. Located at 5686 B Agua Fria St.
1
youth and children served
100
hours of targeted case management

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.
1
Clients and Families Served
100
Hours of Counseling

COLD WEATHER SHELTER

The Cold Weather Shelter serves youth 18-22 and offers shelter, clothing, hygiene items, case management, and access to housing opportunities. Established 2017.

1
Youth Served
50
Shelter Nights
50
Case Management Hours

RAPID REHOUSING | STAR PROGRAM

Our Rapid Rehousing Program is a low barrier program. Unaccompanied youth from ages 18-24 and their dependents are offered up to 24 months of rental assistance and case management with the goal of maintaining permanent housing at discharge. Established 2016. Located in Santa Fe, Los Alamos,
Sandoval, McKinley and Cibola Counties.

1
Individuals served including dependent children
100
Hours of life skills and case management
100
Bed nights

PREVENTION, DIVERSION, AND CRISIS HOUSING

Emergency financial assistance, temporary crisis housing, and referrals to community resources to help youth avoid or exit homelessness. Established 2019.
1
Youth provided crisis housing or emergency financial assistance
1
Shelter nights
0
Community referrals made through CONNECT for 121 unique clients

LGBTQ+ YOUTH ASSISTANCE

LGBTQ+ youth are more at risk of homelessness than other populations. YSFS staff are trained to provide a safe supportive environment for youth who identify as LGBTQ+. Shelter, housing, host homes and peer support groups offered. Established 2021.

FOOD PANTRY

The Food Pantry provides a free weekly food bag for youth ages 25 and under. Established 2018. Located at 5686 B Agua Fria St.

Clients Served

1
1ST QUARTER
1
2ND QUARTER
1
3RD QUARTER
1
4TH QUARTER