YOUTH SHELTERS AND FAMILY SERVICES

Address: 5686B Agua Fria
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone: 505-983-0586
Fax: 505-424-0949
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Services Provided: Youth Shelters and Family Services delivers life-changing solutions for homeless, runaway and in-crisis youth by providing shelter and addressing health, safety, education and workforce opportunities so they can achieve life-long success.The mission of Youth Shelters is to support young people and families in meeting the critical challenges of family life within a safe and stable environment. YS partners with families to find positive, non-institutional solutions and builds on existing strengths within a framework of dignity, mutual respect, and personal responsibility. The agencys goals are to:Prevent runaway behavior, out-of-home placement, and involvement by at-risk young people in the social services, juvenile justice, or correctional systems, and enable homeless young people who cannot live with their families to develop the necessary skills and resources to live independently.Provide education, counseling, crisis intervention, and case management services to children, youth and their families who are in crisis or at risk.Strengthen and preserve the family unit and enhance the ability of families to solve problems and to build on their strengths.

Homeless Shelter
Original Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/21/2017