Our Service Offerings

  • Board and staff education
    Present customized interactive training programs for community groups, nonprofit boards, and government and social service staff:
    • In their own voices: Understanding the unmet needs of couch hopping youth and their adult hosts
    • Why “natural supports” hold the key to addressing youth homelessness
    • Nuts and bolts: How to facilitate “permanent connections,” including facilitating “shared expectations agreements” between youth and their informal hosts
    • Best practices for host homes
    • Cross-pollination: What the youth homelessness field can learn from innovations in child welfare and mentoring
  • Meeting facilitation
    Facilitate stakeholder convenings to prioritize permanent connections
  • Program consulting
    Review current practices, develop program protocols and performance outcomes, and guide government entities and youth homelessness agencies in system change to prioritize permanent connections
  • Storytelling
    Create compelling case studies, opinion editorials, and public information campaigns that highlight the resiliency of youth facing homelessness and the innovative strategies that are prioritizing connection and belonging