Runaway and Homeless Youth Act Funds are designated for programs that provide service to runaway and homeless youth and their families.
Runaway and Homeless Youth Program - Operated by Catholic Charities, Oneida/Madison Counties. This program provides short-term housing via certified interim family homes and short and long-term case management services for youth under the age of 21 who have run away or who are housing vulnerable. Youth may be couch-surfing, living with a non-custodial family, or living in an unsafe location. The program provides needed supports, assists youth in finding a stable living environment and reunites youth with their families as appropriate. For more information call 315-363-5274. Help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through the H.EL.P. Crisis Hotline, 315-366-5006.