Shelter for girls aged 12-17

Providence Place

Providence Place is a Basic Center that addressed the needs of the runaway and homeless youth girls 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.  

Providence place 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. Providence place offers temporary shelter for up to 21 days to 50 runaway and homeless female youth. The center currently has 4 beds available for emergency shelter.  

Providence place also reaches youth through several outreach activities including weekly youth sessions focusing on life skills and character development utilizing Botvin’s Life Skills curriculum.  

Providence Place

Mohave county and surrounding 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 Runaway Homeless Youth participating in family reunification activities have plans to return to the family home after discharge.
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For more information contact:

Carrie Osborne carrie@azyp.org

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Real Stories

Testimonials from just a few of our valuable program participants, educators, and community members.

A young lady placed in our care by Probation came to us literally homeless, with her sister.  Mom has a substance abuse problem and is homeless herself.  The young lady was extremely distraught, would not speak to anyone, and was defiant of rules and staff direction.  She also had not been to school in quite some time, and was missing her court appearances and court mandated appointments due to lack…

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- Providence Place brings stability, family to youth lives Shelter staff
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