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Emergency youth Shelter

A temporary home for children in foster care or for those experiencing homelessness. Many youth have been removed from their homes due to severe abuse and/or neglect. 

Youth benefits

safety

Staff meet the immediate needs of each new arrival. Hygiene supplies, clothing, food, medicine, and school supplies help children feel settled and safe.

support

Through trauma-informed care and Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) staff and counselors help youth heal from trauma and plan for their futures.

normalcy

Opportunities to engage in activities typical for youth. Examples include school extracurricular options, summer activities, and shopping opportunities. 

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Youth in foster care

Admission

Foster care placement in the shelter must be requested by the potential resident's caseworker. Authorized individuals can send the State of Texas Common Application to the agency by email. 

Youth experiencing homelessness

If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, complete the form below to request temporary shelter placement. 

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A Look Inside...

Living Room
Living Room

The heart of the shelter where youth watch tv, play games, hang out, and have dinner.

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Living Room
Living Room

A multi-functional space where residents hang out.

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Backyard
Backyard

Outdoor space offers swings, basketball court and gaga ball pit.

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Living Room
Living Room

The heart of the shelter where youth watch tv, play games, hang out, and have dinner.

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