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Many youths who live on the streets come from histories of trauma, which have served to reinforce their disbelief in themselves and lack of trust of adults in their lives. Youth Drop-in centers provide a safe environment, where bonds can be formed, traumatic pasts can be confronted, and their promising lives can become realized. Here you will find a catalog of valuable resources for homeless youth drop-in centers.
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Selected Youth Drop-in Centers Resources
Trauma Among Homeless Youth
How to Open and Sustain a Drop-In Center for Homeless Youth
10 Reasons for Integrating Trauma-Informed Approaches in Programs For Runaway and Homeless Youth
A Guide to Growing POSSE (Peer Outreach Support Services & Education)
Advocating for the Special Education Needs of Homeless and Mobile Students: A Guide to Rights and Resources
Art Making as a Component and Facilitator of Resiliency with Homeless Youth
Culture and Trauma Brief: Trauma Among Homeless Youth
Dealing with Teen Dating Violence Among Runaways
Homeless Youth in the United States: Recent Research Findings and Intervention Approaches
Homeless Youth NCH Fact Sheet #13
How to be a Friend of Children and Youth
HRC Webcast Resources: Creating Trauma-Informed Programs: Youth Drop-in Centers and Beyond
HRC's Homelessness and Traumatic Stress Training Package
Kicked Out? Drop In.
National Runaway Prevention Month: Community Action Kit
Quick Tips: Working with LGBTQI2-S Youth who are Homeless
Runaway Teen Power and Control Wheel
So Glad You Came! Harm Reduction Therapy in Community Settings
Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS)
The ARC Framework for Runaway and Homeless Youth Serving Agencies
Trauma-Informed Consequences for Homeless Youth
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