The mission of Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter is to provide services to at-risk youth and their families, increase their functional level, and reunify families whenever possible.
Youth Emergency Shelter
The Basic Center (also designated as a Child Caring Institution by the state) provides temporary shelter, typically up to 3 weeks, to run away and homeless youth (“RHY”), victims of sexual exploitation and trafficking, and other youth in crisis, as well as referrals from Division of Family and Children Services (“DFCS”) or Department of Juvenile Justice (“DJJ”) as an alternative to foster placement or detention, for children ages 11-17.
Services provided include:
Center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
24 Hour Telephone Crisis Line
Individual, Family, and Group Counseling
3 Meals and 3 Snacks Daily
After School Tutorial and Drop In Center
Weekly Life Skill Groups
Curfew Violator Program
Runaway Prevention Program
Dobransky Outreach Center
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week