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Phone: (206) 694-4500
2500 NE 54th Street
Seattle
Washington 98105
USA
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Target demographics: Homeless youth 12-24 years old.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: prepare lunch for 60 homeless youth at the James W. Ray Orion Center, YouthCare's drop-in center.

Geographic areas served: Seattle

Programs: Engage - our drop-in center and street outreach team help homeless young people meet their basic needs and connect to services, including case management and emergency shelter.
Stabilize - We operate five transitional housing programs designed to give young people a safe place to work towards the next steps in their life, including education and employment.
Prepare - our employment training programs help young people gain skills and confidence while learning how to write a resume, interview with employers, and maintain paid employment. Young people can complete their GED or enroll in high school with us. Once they've completed their secondary education, we work with them to apply to college.

Mission:
YouthCare builds confidence and self-sufficiency for homeless youth by providing a continuum of care that includes outreach, basic services, emergency shelter, housing, counseling, education, and employment training.
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09/25/14
I am constantly impressed by the staff, kids and volunteers at YouthCare. The staff and volunteers know the mission, and know how to accomplish it. I always overhear some amazing story from the kids. For example, a resident travels 2 hours on the bus just to get to work and another 2 hours back. ... more »
09/25/14
Over the Summer, I had the privilege of touring YouthCare's Orion Center. I was literally blown away by their warm welcome. Randi, fellow staff and volunteers were not only hospitable, they all seemed really happy to be there. Aside from shelter and food, YouthCare provides useful resources for ... more »
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