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Urban Peak – CO

What is Urban Peak? Urban Peak is an organization that offers its services to run away and homeless youths. Such services include housing referrals and options; reunification services and family counseling; referrals for alcohol/drug treatment and counseling; referrals for psychiatric guidance services; recreational and educational groups; transportation assistance; assistance in acquiring birth certificates and identification More »

Youth Villages

Youth Villages Teen Homeless Resources

What Is Youth Villages? Founded in 1986, Youth Villages provides comprehensive services and programs to help build strong families. It aids teenagers in independent living when they age out of state custody. It also offers short-term placements for kids in crisis and restores families via its exhaustive in-home services. It implements treatment models, which are More »

Agape Boarding School

Agape Boarding School helps troubled teenage boys learn Christian values and begin a new path in life. If your boy, age 12-17, is out of control, angry, defiant, failing in school, hanging around the wrong crowd, or has been experimenting with life-threatening activities or substances, Agapé will turn around that behavior. We help adolescent boys who are defiant or have gotten off track in life, or have been diagnosed with ADD, ADHD, RAD or other behavioral issues.

North Texas Youth Connection – TX

North Texas Youth Connection provides emergency shelter for runaway, abused, and homeless teens. It also offers crisis intervention counseling free for children up to 17 years old, including their family, in some 15 counties in North Texas. Homeless, runaway, and child abuse preventions programs are also offered in communities. North Texas Youth Connection has prevention More »

The Children’s Cabinet – Nevada

The Children's Cabinet Nevada Rescue Youth Parent Resources

What Is Children’s Cabinet? Children’s Cabinet was founded in December 1985 through the efforts of Michael Dermody, who wished to bring together business leaders and public officials in order to find solutions to the needs of children in a community. It is a nonprofit organization, which looks into the dilemmas facing children and their families More »

Youth Link – MN

What Is YouthLink? YouthLink is an organization, which caters to homeless youths, aged 16 to 21. The center provides for their medical care, laundry and shower needs, clothing, and food. Most of these youths come from federal housing or foster care and have stayed the maximum allowed in those programs. Some were also driven out More »

Youth Bridge – Arkansas

Homeless Kids Rescue Youth Parent Resources

What Is Youth Bridge? Youth Bridge offers shelter, counseling, and preventative services, which aims to create better communities and strengthen families. It is a nonprofit organization, which offers its services to the young people plus their families, which have been experiencing behavioral problems, mental health issues, homelessness, addiction, neglect, and abuse. It provides transitional living, More »

Homeless And Travelers Aid Society

Homeless and Travelers Aid Society Rescue Youth Resource Guide

What Is Homeless And Travelers Aid Society? Helping the Capital District of the State of New York, the Homeless, and Travelers Aid Society aids the homeless and the poor so that they can lead safe, self-sufficient, and independent lives. Established in 1924, the society serves as the center for access point, assessment, and intake of More »

What Successful Parents Know about Leadership

When you are going about your day to day parenting duties do you ever wonder what exactly does it mean to be a parent? This article digs deeper into this ongoing discussion about why we parent, and what our purpose is as parents in society today. There are lots of ways a person who has More »

The Ranch for Boys

The Ranch for Boys provides a safe haven for boys age 12-17, who are exhibiting out-of-control behaviors. It is a safe year-round program for difficult boys with an accredited, private school registered with the State of Florida. The ranch is in Vero Beach, Florida, to which boys come from across the nation. Adventure and activities are a primary part of the program, in addition to education.

Top Five Warning Signs Teenagers Send When They Are Struggling

How Boys Learn Best

Even healthy, well-adjusted teens go through mood and behavioral changes, whether it is in personality or in relationships.  But how do you determine when these changes are becoming truly problematic? Here are five strong signals that our kids will send to us when the pressure of the world around them is challenging their roots and they are becoming unsteady…>> MORE

Novitas Academy

For boys with learning disabilities or learning difficulties Novitas Academy in Idaho provides a safe, therapeutic, and nurturing learning environment in order to facilitate a successful transition into early adulthood. They inspire students to believe in themselves, their dreams, and their visions, encouraging them to be innovative, entrepreneurial, outside-the-box thinkers.

Youth Emergency Services & Shelter – IA

What Is Youth Emergency Services & Shelter Of Iowa? Youth Emergency Services & Shelter of Iowa is a nonprofit and private organization located in Des Moines, Iowa. Established in 1973, YESS has been helping kids and their families. Catering to children up to 17 years old, the organization provides counseling, crisis care, respite, and emergency More »

Dealing With A Tense Home Environment

It’s important that your home be a place where everyone can release their tension in appropriate ways and find a respite and relief. If not, your teens will find ways to self-medicate the tension away through drugs, alcohol, promiscuity or self-harm. The pressures of their world are far greater than when you were kids, so More »