A young man in our care came to Basic Center in July 2018. He was on probation, and was kicked out of his mother’s home. He hadn't been attending school regularly, and had a hopeless attitude. He took the full cohort of the Botvin’s LifeSkills Transitions curriculum. During the classes, he was engaged, helpful and inquisitive. This young man learned the basics of cooking, laundry, budgeting and resume building while…Read More
Harbor HouseShelter for boys aged 12-17
Harbor House is a Basic Center Program that addressed the needs of the runaway and homeless youth and their families in Mohave county and its surrounding communities. The program is built on the principles of positive youth development, emphasizing the strength of each individual and family unit served.
Harbor House works with youth and their caregivers to create a plan to either reunite youth with their families or another trusted adult. This plan may include personal goals, counseling, job skills, drug and alcohol education and academics.
This shelter offers a safe place for youth to regroup and chart a new course in their life. Harbor House offers temporary shelter for up to 21 days to 50 runaway and homeless male youth. The center currently has 4 beds available for emergency shelter.
Harbor House also reaches youth through several outreach activities including weekly youth sessions focusing on life skills and character development utilizing Botvin’s Life Skills curriculum.
Harbor HouseMohave county and surronding communities
- By September 29, 2018, 150 unduplicated youth have been contacted through mobile and drop in outreach, 67 youth have been assessed to determine service needs, 67 youth have been referred to partnering agencies for service needs identified through the outreach needs assessment, and 600 Basic Needs backpacks/hygiene packs have been distributed.
- By September 29, 2018, 30 RHY in Kingman, AZ and Bullhead City, AZ have received temporary emergency shelter, 90% of shelter residents have developed aftercare plans at the time of discharge, 100% report having increased their ability to access a safe living environment, 100% of RHY participating in family reunification activities have plans to return to the family home after discharge.
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