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Youth and Family Alternatives, New Beginnings Runaway, Homeless and Youth Crisis Shelters

Address

18377 Sheriff Mylander Way
(formerly Clinton Blvd.)
Brooksville, FL 34601

(352) 540-6015

www.yfainc.org

AKA:

YFA NBYS

Description:

Shelters offer emergency shelter for youth ages 10-17, experiencing abuse/neglect, homelessness, at-risk behaviors such as running away, ungovernability either at home or school, truancy, and youth in foster care who have experienced a disruption in their foster placement. The primary goal of the program is to empower families and youth to address these behaviors and provide a safe transition back into the home or alternative placement.

Intake Process:

For more information, or to make a referral, please call.

Program Fees:

Families pay no fee for program services.

Languages:

English, Language Line translation service available for multiple languages..

Eligibility:

Youth aged 10 through 17 who:
- Are runaways or homeless.
- Are €œlocked out€ or kicked out€ of their home by parents or guardians.
- Need short-term respite or crisis placement due to family conflict.
- Need emergency shelter placement due to abuse and/or neglect.
- Need emergency placement due to foster home placement disruption.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

Yes

Shelter Requirements:

Youth and parent / guardian must be willing to participate in individual, group and family counseling to work on their problems. Youth must be willing to abide by shelter rules and program schedule.

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

August 22, 2019

Wishlist:

We can always use donations of twin bed sheets / comforters, activity donations (movie tickets, theme park or museum admissions, teen age appropriate videos and video games for XBOX Kinect), sports equipment (basketballs, frisbee golf disks, footballs, kickballs, jumpropes, etc.). Call for additional donation opportunities or visit website.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Always in need are after school tutors and Cook 4 Kids volunteers to donate and prepare dinner and weekend meals for our youth. Call for additional volunteer opportunities or visit website.

Employer ID:

591545990

Year Incorporated:

1970

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

18377 Sheriff Mylander Way
(formerly Clinton Blvd.)
Brooksville, FL 34601

Mailing

18377 Sheriff Mylander Way
Brooksville, FL 34601

Contacts

Stefanie Pontlitz

Primary Contact

Vice President Development

(727) 843-1939

spontlitz@yfainc.org

General Inquiries

(727) 835-4166

info@yfainc.org

Phone Numbers

Main

(352) 540-6015

Fax

(352) 540-6051

Non-Residential Services

(352) 540-6043

Toll Free

(877) 506-2721

Legal Status:

Private, Non-Profit

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