Housing/Transitional Youth Resources
The Boston HAPPENS Program, opens a new window (HIV Adolescent Provider & Peer Education Network for Services) – Program at Boston Children’s Hospital 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 , opens a new window– 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.
Expungement of juvenile court records – Information on expunging juvenile court records
Justice Resource Institute, opens a new window – Provides health, residential, and treatment services for youth as well as services for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning) youth.
More Than Words , opens a new window– 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, opens a new window – Quality, open care to young adults ages 12-29 who need a health center.
Youth on Fire – Youth on Fire (YOF), a program of AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, is a drop-in center for housing insecure and street-involved youth, ages 14-24, located in Harvard Square, Cambridge. Over 3,000 youth have benefitted from YOF since the program opened its doors in the Spring of 2000.
Youth Options Unlimited – Boston’s Youth Re-entry program providing a broad range of services to court-involved youth from 14 to 24 years of age.