RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS YOUTH SHELTER PROGRAM

RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS YOUTH SHELTER PROGRAM

 
General Information
Description of ServiceA short term emergency shelter for runaway and homeless youth ages 12-20 years old. The program is a voluntary program for up to 30 days. Each youth has an individualized care plan that addresses academic needs, mental health needs, substance abuse needs, and skills necessary to work toward self-sufficiency. The home is supervised 24 hours per day and the staff includes MSW's Residential Counselors and Bachelor's level professionals. This is a co-ed program.
LocationSuffolk
Geographical AreaNassau, Suffolk
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish
EligibilityMales and females 12-20 years old at time of intake. This is voluntary program and youth should call for an intake. Access to all Emergency Housing for Homeless Persons Requires a Referral by a DSS office location/hotline operator. For Nassau, please call (516)227-8519 or the evening/emergency number at (516)573-8626. For Suffolk County, please call (631)854-9517 or the evening/emergency number at (631)854-9100. If you are ineligible for DSS services, please call Long Island Coalition for the Homeless at (631)464-4314.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation 24 Hours/ 7days a week
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Cara DeCostanzo, LMSW
Contact's Position Intake Supervisor
Contact's Email cdecostanzo@hfny.org
Physical Site Address 1 201 Dixon Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Amityville, NY 11701
Mailing Address 1 201 Dixon Avenue
Mailing City, State, Zip Amityville, NY 11701
Main Phone (516)659-0923
Fax (631)691-5104
Web Address www.hfyny.org
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateMar18
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: HOPE FOR YOUTH, INC.
Affiliated Program: RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS YOUTH SHELTER PROGRAM
This Service: RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS YOUTH SHELTER PROGRAM
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Emergency Shelter (BH-1800)
Homeless People (YV-3000)
Homeless Shelter (BH-1800.8500)
Runaway/Youth Shelters (BH-1800.1500-700)