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Young Adult Overnight Shelter and Drop-in Center

Young Adult Overnight Shelter and Drop-In Center

All youth and young adults deserve support and stability so that they can become healthy, productive adults. Young people experiencing homelessness are coping with a major life disrupting event, or multiple events, that can have long lasting impacts on their developmental wellbeing.


By investing in services for young people at this critical time, we aim to end the cycle of homelessness and help young adults build skills and resilience. The City has allocated just over $900 million to support youth sheltering and services at the Beacon Center for the 2021-2022 biennium.


We currently partner with Comprehensive Life Resources to provide overnight shelter for young adults ages 18-24 and drop-in day services for ages 12-24. The overnight shelter and drop-in center operate at the Beacon Activity Center (415 S. 13th St.), which is owned and maintained by the City.


Services are available daily and include meals, connection to services, and access to basic amenities. Learn more about connecting to services.


Young Adult Shelter Community Advisory Committee (CAC)

Comprehensive Life Resources coordinates a monthly CAC for community members and program participants to collaborate and problem solve. CAC meetings are supported by City staff and are open to the public. At each meeting there is an opportunity for community members to comment. Meetings are held at the Beacon Center (415 S. 13th St) on the last Tuesday of every month and begin at 6:00 p.m. For more information about the CAC, email us.