|Maryland Host Homes|
|Monday, 02 April 2012 12:11|
Poverty, High School dropout rates, lack of affordable housing, teen pregnancy and clashes in cultures are some of the factors associated with the noted increase in the number of home-less and runaway youth nationwide.
What we do to help:
We provide short-term emergency shelter to homeless and runaway youth, ages 12-17 for up to three weeks. To provide youth with safe, loving, and stable homes, the program recruits and trains both English and Spanish-speaking individuals/families as Host Families.
Once a youth is placed in the home of a certified family, the LAYC/MMYC Host Homes Program provides supportive services to the youth, the Host family and the youth's biological family.
What services do we provide?
Youth’s Criteria for Admission
As a Host Parent you can help:
Who can be a Host Family?
Prospective host families can be married, single, or in domestic partnership, with or without children, English or Spanish-speaking, renters or homeowners, gay or straight. Interested applicants from Montogomery or Prince George's Counties are welcome to apply.
Host Family applicants must:
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 April 2012 12:30|