DreamCatcher Youth Program 

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422 Jefferson St Oakland CA 94607  



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Description The DreamCatcher Youth Program is provided by Xanthos Inc. - a community based, multi-service agency.  DreamCatcher has a shelter and Support Center for Youth.  The DreamCatcher Shelter is the one in Alameda County to offer runaway, at-risk, and homeless youth, ages 13-18, a safe place to sleep.  The Shelter is free, voluntary and confidential.  A bed, locker, bathrooms, and meals are provided.  Also, available to youth are case management services, to access other community resources.  The DreamCatcher Support Center is a drop-in recreational center for ages 13-19.  All Center services are free.  Youth have access to computers, dinner/snacks, a laundry facility, healthcare, recreational activities, job training, case management, and much more. 

Youth may stay in the shelter if between the ages of 13-17 (or 18 if Enrolled in school). Youth may only stay 24 hours if in the foster care/probation system. DreamCatcher cannot take pregnant teens beyond the six month period.



Days Open The Support Center Hours:
2-7PM Monday through Thursday
and 2-5PM on Friday 
Hours The Shelter Hours:
7PM-8AM Monday through Friday
and 7PM-10AM Saturday and Sunday 
Duration Year Round 
Ages 13-18 
Fees No 
Accessibility Wheelchair access 
Languages Spoken English, Spanish 
Nearby Bus Lines 72, 76 
Nearby BART Stops 12th St. Oakland City Center 
Other Locations?  
Volunteer Opportunities? No 
Leadership Opportunities?  


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This organization is listed in the Youth Services Directory.