|Mission statement||Teen Feed works with the community to offer support to meet basic needs, build strong relationships, and ally with homeless youth as they meet their future off the streets. With the tremendous support of the community, Teen Feed responds to the most basic needs of homeless and at-risk youth in the following focus areas: healthy meals and lives, youth support coordination, street outreach, healthcare access, and engaging the community through service.|
|Service(s) description||Teen Feed responds to the most basic needs of homeless youth with three (3) integrated programs: Teen Feed Meal Program, Street Talk Outreach Program (STOP), Service Links for Youth (SLY). Youth Access to Care (YAC), formerly a separate program, has been integrated as a component into all existing programs.|
|Program impact||In 2017, Teen Feed connected with over 900 individual youth in need, offered over 20,000+ nutritious meals to hungry youth, and opened its doors to 50-80 youth each night.|
Community programs are organized into categories known as Community School Elements. All community programs associated with Teen Feed are listed below and each program may be provided at 1 or more schools. You can use the 'Show Details' buttons to learn more about each program.
Basic Needs (3 programs)
Programs that support students and families in receiving and accessing resources related to hunger and food security, housing insecurity/homelessness, clothing, hygiene products, and other necessities.
Health & Wellness (1 program)
Programs that meet students' physical and behavioral health needs so they can be in school and ready to learn.