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YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES YMCA
a branch of the Channel Islands YMCA


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Support and Outreach Services:

OutreachStreet Outreach:

We provide on the street assistance to youth and young adults (ages 10-24) who find themselves living on the streets or being at-risk of homelessness. Our mobile outreach team reaches out daily to offer:

  1. Snacks and food
  2. Counseling services
  3. Hygiene items
  4. Supply items
  5. Clothing
  6. Referrals to community agencies
  7. Drop-in services

Young people are also encouraged to access our drop-in center at 301 West Figueroa for basic needs assistance and help with short and long term goal development.

Transitional Age Youth (TAY):
Our staff works directly with youth between the ages of 16-24 who are dealing with issues related to self-sufficiency, independence, and development of personal potential. These services are targeted to youth who are transitioning or have transitioned out of foster care, the juvenile justice system, or the Noah’s Anchorage residential program. 

TAY staff provides assistance with

  • Independent living skills
  • Identifying and meeting educational goals
  • Finding and gaining employment
  • Securing a safe place to live
  • Accessing physical and mental health services
  • Linkage to Community Resources
  • Transportation access

For more information on the above program contact:

Hotline for 24 hour help: 1-866-HELP TEEN

Noah’s Anchorage Youth Crisis Shelter
301 W. Figueroa St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-8775
 

Andy Grimm
Support and Outreach Coordinator
Andy.Grimm@ciymca.org

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