LAYC is excited to bring the Behavioral Services for Homeless Youth Program (BHHY) to D.C. as a way to end youth homelessness and improve overall health and wellbeing.
BHHY is a federally-funded program that provides services to youth ages 17-24 who are experiencing homelessness and are using substances.Referral Form
- Evidence Based Practices (EBPs): Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach
- Case Management: linkage to community resources, psycho-education, advocacy
- Life-Skills Groups: money management, time management, communication and healthy relationships
- Referrals to drug testing for youth receiving SUD treatment
Who is Eligible?
- Youth between the ages of 17 and 24 experiencing homelessness and using substances
- Residents of the District of Columbia
- Linking youth to housing, employment and other resources
- Providing Individual Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder counseling
- Teaching Life Skills (Professional Development, Goal Setting, etc.)
Kaplan Building, 1419 Columbia Road, NW, Washington, DC 20009
Tyvon Hewitt (Outreach Worker / Case Manager), firstname.lastname@example.org, (202) 424-8697
Monica Morales ( Social Services Program Coordinator), email@example.com, (202) 319-2229