Hope For Youth
201 Dixon Ave
Amityville, NY 11701
Class of Housing/Services: Runaway and Homeless Youth Shelter
The Hope For Youth Shelter provides a safe, inclusive, supportive and secure environment for all Suffolk County youth between the ages of 12 and 20 who find themselves in crisis and need a haven. The Runaway and Homeless Shelter is a coed, short term, nine bed facility. The Shelter provides a safe and therapeutic environment to assess the safety, medical, and treatment needs of the youth. The goal of this program is to plan with the family for reunification when appropriate and/or other more permanent resources that can provide permanent housing to the youth. Length of stay can be anywhere from a day upwards to 60 days. The program provides support services to all residents 24 hours per day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year for up to 60 days.
Helpful Definitions For Hope For Youth :
Emergency Homeless Shelters both provide short term relief for the homeless and low income persons. Usually there is a maximum stay of 3 months or less. Many of these shelters ask their clients to leave during the day. Meals and other supportive services are often offered. 3 times out of 5 these shelters offer their services free of charge.
How To Volunteer at Hope For Youth :
Be a volunteer. Call Hope For Youth at (631) 691-5100 for current volunteer work opportunities.
As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:
ShelterListings.org does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.
In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.
Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.
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