Every holiday season, we strive to make the holidays special for the youth experiencing homelessness. With your help, we can spread joy and make the holidays feel special for these youth. It can start with something as simple as a holiday gift—selected just for them.
263: The number of homeless youth in Mesa County in 2018. That’s 263 teens too many.
We want to end youth homelessness. That’s our mission. That’s our passion. And that’s why we hope you’ll join us.
Together we can guide these homeless youth into promises of hope and future.
34-unit apartment building for homeless youth (ages 18 to 24). Will provide permanent housing and services for young people at serious risk of long-term homelessness. Breaking ground in the fall of 2019.
The House is 10 bed temporary shelter for homeless, runaway, and unaccompanied youth ages 13 through 20. The House helps teens move towards stable and safe housing and other youth-driven goals through intensive case management and support from advocates, volunteers, and mentors.
The Street Outreach Program (SOP) reaches out to homeless, runaway and unaccompanied youth between ages 13 and 24 in Mesa County who are living on the street or couch surfing. The program employees Youth Advocates who reach out to homeless youth on the streets, at locations that these youth frequent, and at all high schools in Mesa County.
Bonnie’s House is a five bed permanent supportive housing program for homeless youth in Mesa County. Youth in this program receive supportive services provided in part through Karis and in part through Whole Health Limited, an affiliate of Mind Springs Health.
Zoe House is a safe transitional housing program for youth survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking. Zoe House serves 18-24 year olds and their dependents who are homeless or about to become homeless because they are survivors of the aforementioned crimes.
If you have a spare room in your home, you can provide youth experiencing homelessness with the safety and security they need to reach their full potential. You can give them a HOME.
Homeless Youth in 2018
Staff and Guardians Committed To Make A Difference In Their Lives
Recent News & Upcoming Events
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Every holiday season, we strive to make the holidays special for the youth experiencing homelessness. With your help, we can spread joy and make the holidays feel special for these youth. It can start with something as simple as a holiday gift—selected just for them....
This year's Home for Holidays Breakfast raised nearly $8,000🙌🏼 for the community's Traveler's Aid Fund! Wooohooo! 🎉 Our thanks to the committee that organized the event (Crystal from Early Learning Ventures, John from the House, and Julie from Rocky Mountain Health...
We are so thankful to have recently received a $5,000.00 grant from the Bray Cares Foundation for the Karis Apartments! The Bray Cares Foundation Grants are available to organizations that operate within Mesa County to provide support for housing-related needs....
"Every youth in our community deserves a safe and stable place to call home.”
– Randall Cupp, Karis Board Member
“I will do whatever I can . . . . to help make a difference so that no family has to endure the we have over the past two years”
– Amy Fettig, mother of Caleb who died on the streets.