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Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth help those who need shelter

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth help those who need shelter

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Mar 16, 2014

The Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth has been helping those in need since 2000 after lobbying legislatures to remove barriers keeping unaccompanied homeless minors from receiving assistance.

Since then, NPHY has grown into the most comprehensive service provider for homeless youth in Nevada.

The group offers a full ranges of services, providing for both their immediate needs and the tools, resources and support needed for long-term self-sufficiency and success.

They provide survival packs to at-risk and homeless youth on the streets, offer the safe place prgram, respite care, transitional housing and more.

During 2012-2013, NPHY provided information to 19.634 youth in schools and at community events. They distributed 2,487 survival packs; provided crisis intervention services to 111 youths; supportive services and respite care to 395 youth; reunited 24 youths with family; and provided housing to 35 youth.

For more information or if you need help, click here. For information about a safe place, call 1-866-U-ARE-SAFE.

 

 

 

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Joyce Lupiani is the managing editor for PositivelyLV.com and contributes to KTNV.com and NowTrending.com.