MISSION STATEMENTA safe haven for young people in jeopardy: Providing runaway and homeless teens with safe, stable living conditions, mediation with family, and innovative options for developing self-sufficiency. Providing victims of human trafficking support for rebuild- ing their lives.
WHAT CAN YOUR DONATIONS DO?
Your donation can be designated to programs for runaway and homeless youth or victims of human trafficking.Homeless and Runaway Youth: Outreach provides kids living on the street with drop-in hours to shower and have a meal as well as get access to other help, including media- tion with family. Emergency Shelter gives teens a safe place to escape the perils of living on the streets, and longer-term Transitional Living at the LOFT helps them complete their education and develop skills for self-sufficiency. CYFC offers only shelter and programs of its kind within 200 miles.
The Victims of Human Trafficking Program provides the case management services helping exploited victims rebuild their lives in Deschutes County. Our program manag- er is Co-Chair of the Deschutes County Commercially Sexually Exploited Children Response Team, a group whose members represent local and federal law enforcement, Deschutes County Victim’s Assistance, Behavioral Health, Child Welfare, Juvenile Department, and District Attorney’s Office, The Kids Center, as well as Cascade Youth and Family Center, who provides support and services long after the other members have completed their roles.
$50 Provide a nutritious meal for 5 teens
$100 Ensure a teen gets the help they need to finish school or get job training
$250 Provide an off-site recreational experience to enrich the lives of youth living in shelter