青年港湾计划为无家可归者提供bet365体育在线投, unaccompanied high school students who statistically are 87% more likely than their housed peers to drop out of high school.

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Focus: YouthHarbors provides participants with case management, 租金援助, housing search support and life skills development to increase safety, 实现房屋稳定性, reach educational goals and break the cycle of homelessness and poverty.
Capacity: We accept referrals from all of its partner high schools.

青年港的年轻人雄心勃勃, hard-working students who are determined to complete their high school education and become productive members of society. 这很难, 然而, when they are trapped in a "survival mode" that threatens their ability to concentrate in school and depletes their energy because of worries relating to where they will spend the next night or how they will get food.

YouthHarbors works to ensure that these youth are safely housed so they can concentrate on school, and that they are given all the tools and skills they need to be able to focus on their future and achieve success.

The YouthHarbors program works because it operates with a dynamic, can-do attitude and meets youth where they are, 使用一个 环绕式bet365体育在线投交付模型 以满足每个青年的个别需要.

In the 2022-2023 academic year, Youth Harbors will provide services to 255 individuals.  每年, 青年港湾发放了近250美元,000 in 租金援助 to individuals and households.  


YouthHarbors could not exist without our valuable partnerships with the high schools in the following cities and towns:

  • 马登
  • 埃弗雷特
  • 波士顿
  • 萨默维尔市
  • 林恩
  • 罗克斯伯里社区学院
  • 邦克山社区学院
  • 艺术学院
  • 麻省大学波士顿分校
不管有多难, no matter how many people say you can’t do it, no matter how many times you doubt yourself or think you’re not capable…Keep trying!

YouthHarbors begins with the identification of a high school student who is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Students are deemed eligible for the program based solely on the criteria of being unaccompanied and homeless.


YouthHarbors staff works to find the student stable, long-term housing once immediate shelter needs are met. 住房 options range from housing with extended family or friends to finding an apartment with suitable roommates, but a student can occasionally be placed with a host family.


These workshops are individually tailored to each student, 相差很大, 可以包括以下的研讨会:

  • 以就业为导向: Finding a job, writing a resume, or improving interview skills.
  • 国内:安全烹调食物, 维护公寓, 洗衣服, managing and negotiating roommate relationships.
  • 学术: Planning educational goals, connecting with academic tutors.
  • 金融: Managing a budget, paying bills on time, learning to save for the future.

The program is flexible so as to meet the unique needs of each homeless youth. Clients generally stay in the program for a total of 6 to 12 months, after which they are eligible for 重新发现's alumni services.


For assistance determining which programs or services will meet your individualized need, 请填写下面的表格. If you have a question regarding a particular program, please contact the 项目负责人 listed in the “Let’s Connect” box above.

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Rachel has been a part of the JRI team since January, 2000. 20多年来, Rachel has been working in the field of human services assisting families with accessing and navigating services. Rachel received her Bachelors degree in psychology and Masters Degree in Public Administration from Bridgewater State University. She was promoted in July 2005 to 家庭网络 项目负责人 where she closely worked with the Department of Children Families for 10 years ensuring that children and families received the highest quality of individualized services ranging from community based through residential care. Rachel is very dedicated to helping the individuals she works with and is committed to improving the lives of children and families. Rachel’s passion for creative service programming inspires her in her role as JRIbet365体育在线投导航器.