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Homeless/Transitional Youth Resources

The Boston HAPPENS Program (HIV Adolescent Provider & Peer Education Network for Services) – Program at Children’s Hospital Boston provides services and support to HIV infected, homeless and at-risk adolescents and young adults, 12-24 years old, in the Metropolitan Boston area.

Bridge Over Troubled Waters – If you are between 14-24 years of age, Bridge provides breakfast and lunch, showers, GED classes, job counseling and training, medical checkups and dental, transitional housing, and someone to talk to. If you are a runaway, please call 1-800-RUNAWAY.

Crittenton Women’s Union – Help for young women and their children in education, housing, and workforce development.

Expungement of juvenile court records Information on expunging juvenile court records

Justice Resource Institute – Provides health, residential, and treatment services for youth as well as services for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning) youth.

More Than Words –provides empowering leadership and supportive employment opportunities for youth who are in foster care, court-involved, homeless, or out of school to prepare them for self-sufficiency as they transition to adulthood.

Sydney Borum Jr. Health Center quality, open care to young adults ages 12-29 who need a health center.

Youth Options Unlimited is Boston’s Youth Re-entry program providing a broad range of services to court-involved youth from 14 to 24 years of age.