235 homeless youth engaged in Youth Continuum programs, an increase of 140% in two years.(Youth Continuum Results, 2010)
3,938 people experience homelessness in New Haven each year, 35% of whom are youth under the age of 24.(New Haven Homeless Count, 2003)
One in three youth will be lured into prostitution within 48 hours of leaving home. (National Safe Place, 2010)
500 phone calls were fielded through Youth Continuum's Call Center. (Youth Continuum Results, 2010)
Youth Continuum manages a comprehensive Street Outreach Program, Drop-In Center and Emergency Shelter for homeless and runaway youth located in downtown New Haven. The Drop-In Center offers assessment, counseling, basic needs, referrals, job readiness skills, and personal enrichment opportunities through our MacMullen Education Training and Enrichment Center.
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Youth Continuum provides one of the only youth shelters for homeless adolescents and youth adults in the state.