DreamCatcher Youth Program
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.
The Support Center Hours:
2-7PM Monday through Thursday
and 2-5PM on Friday
The Shelter Hours:
7PM-8AM Monday through Friday
and 7PM-10AM Saturday and Sunday
|Languages Spoken||English, Spanish|
|Nearby Bus Lines||72, 76|
|Nearby BART Stops||12th St. Oakland City Center|
- Oakland Local Article 2013 - Dreamcatcher Shelter aims to be the stuff of Dreams for Homeless Teenagers
This organization is listed in the Youth Services Directory.