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Friends of Youth

Friends of Youth delivers a comprehensive range of therapeutic services for youth, young adults and families from all backgrounds. With over 70 years of experience, 24 program sites in 18 cities, and national accreditation, we provide welcoming, safe places and emotional support for youth in challenging circumstances and collectively strive to ensure youth face zero days of vulnerability.


Services include the only youth service center emergency shelter on the eastside, transitional housing for young adults and young families, support for youth impacted by foster care and for foster care parents, the Safe Place program and street outreach and mental health and substance use counseling for youth and families.

Learn more about all our services here.

Other Ways You Can Help

  • Friends of Youth welcomes partnering with members of the community, including as volunteers and donors. See all the ways you can help the young people we support at 

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