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Homeless Youth Alliance

At Homeless Youth Alliance, we strive to empower young people experiencing homelessness to protect themselves, to educate each other, to reduce harm within the community, and to transition off the streets.

  • UPDATE: HYA’s Ongoing Search for Permanent, Indoor Drop-In Site
    On Christmas Day 2013, Homeless Youth Alliance (HYA) permanently closed the doors of our indoor drop-in site in San Francisco’s iconic Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. When we shut off the lights for the final time, we were steadfastly focused on establishing a new location in the Haight as soon as possible.  At the time, few if any … Read more
  • Help Homeless Youth Alliance Respond to COVID-19
    We are busier than ever, and seeing record numbers of people coming to us in need of vital services — including masks, tents, and healthy food. Our staff and volunteers are doing our absolute best under extremely unideal working conditions to get people the supplies, care and support they need, but Homeless Youth Alliance needs … Read more
  • The faces of San Francisco’s homeless youth
    The faces of San Francisco’s homeless youth (via SFBay) San Francisco’s Homeless Youth Alliance is set to shut its Haight Street doors on Christmas Day. The center, which opened more than 12 years ago and helps approximately 5,000 youth annually, will not be able to renew the lease on their Haight Street…
  • Homeless Youth Shelter in SF Haight Ashbury forced to close
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  • BREAKING NEWS: After 12 years, a refuge for homeless youth will close our Drop-In doors Christmas Day.
    On behalf of all of us at Homeless Youth Alliance, we are grateful for the investment you have made in our work. Your support and commitment has enabled us to sustain, strengthen, and grow our services, helping us reach greater numbers of marginalized youth and offer them a comprehensive, integrated range of options for getting … Read more