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10th Annual Together 4 Teens Event Available On-Demand

The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the problems faced by youth and families in crisis – with limited access to resources, options and assistance. YMCA Safe Place Services never stopped once during this time. Young people in crisis still had a place to go for shelter and counseling, and families were reunited. But YMCA Safe Place officials did see increases in family crises as well as pandemic-related issues that impacted the safety and well-being of young people.

The annual Together 4 Teens Event is YMCA Safe Place Services’ signature fundraising event. Now in its tenth year, the Breakfast has raised over $900,000 to support at-risk youth. These funds have made it possible to maintain the 24/7 Shelter House, as well as to expand their services to more youth and families in the community.

View the recording of the virtual event here.

The virtual program includes firsthand testimonials from youth who have been involved in our programs, as well as a variety of other speakers. Most importantly, there will be an opportunity to give back and get more connected to what is happening at YMCA Safe Place Services.

YMCA Safe Place Services provides 24/7 shelter, safety and support to over 1200 youth, teens and young adults in crisis. From youth mentoring and family mediation services to street
outreach initiatives, YMCA Safe Place Services has redefined how our community addresses the needs of youth who are at risk of running away, becoming homeless or engaging with the criminal justice system. To learn more about our services, please visit ymcasafeplaceservices.org.

Our Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.