Haley St

The first center for young adults ages 18 to 24 who are experiencing homelessness has opened at 701 E. Haley St. in Santa Barbara.

The Haley Street Navigation Center is designed for transitional-age clients who are either experiencing homelessness or need help attaining basic needs such as food and clothing.

Such a resource is necessary in the community because many services that were previously offered to youths are no longer available once a client turns 18, according to Amy Tovias, director of operations for Youth & Family Services at the YMCA Channel Islands.

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