Tag Archives: homeless

  1. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Jeff Sheehy announce new investments for transitional age youth programs

    UPDATE: The San Francisco Chronicle just posted coverage of today’s meeting, and shared more background. Read more in the Chronicle‘s SF supervisor, mayor earmark more money for homeless youth   Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Jeff Sheehy today announced $1.54 million in increased funding for services to support San Francisco’s youth, particularly those experiencing homelessness….

  2. Video: Assemblywoman Young Kim Visits Larkin Street

    Larkin Street Youth Services started more than 30 years ago with a single drop-in center to address the issue of young people living on the streets. Since then, we’ve expanded to offer a continuum of services that are necessary to help young people successfully transition into adulthood and have a permanent pathway out of homelessness. In…

  3. Photos from our annual Winter Festival – Dec 30, 2016

    Our annual Winter Festival is one of our favorite events of the year, and this was no exception. More than 100 young people joined us for a sit-down dinner celebrating the winter holidays, followed by dessert, activities and gifts! We had a cookie-decorating station, music, and special guests Very Fairy Hair offering “fairy hair” makeovers including…

  4. UTILIZING A HARM REDUCTION APPROACH IN HOUSING, EDUCATION, AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

    This document outlines our harm reduction approach and explains the continuum of care model used at Larkin Street Youth Services. Click Here to download Larkin Streets “Utilizing a harm reduction approach” presentation from 2013.

  5. YOUTH HOMELESSNESS IN SAN FRANCISCO: 2012 REPORT ON INCIDENCE AND NEEDS

    This annual report provides a snapshot of youth homelessness in San Francisco, the service needs of this group, Larkin Street Youth Services’ response to that need, program implications, and policy recommendations. Click here to download Larkin Street’s Incidence and Needs Report 2012  

  6. YOUTH HOMELESSNESS IN SAN FRANCISCO: 2011 REPORT ON INCIDENCE AND NEEDS

    This annual report provides a snapshot of youth homelessness in San Francisco, the service needs of this group, Larkin Street Youth Services’ response to that need, program implications, and policy recommendations. Click here to download Larkin Street’s Incidence and Needs Report 2011

  7. UNACCOMPANIED YOUTH IN SAN FRANCISCO: POPULATION ESTIMATE AND SHELTER UTILIZATION

    This brief addresses two main issues, the lack of a population estimate for unaccompanied youth and a perceived underutilization of homelessness services by this population. Click to read the Larkin Street Unaccompanied Youth Brief

  8. YOUTH HOMELESSNESS IN SAN FRANCISCO: 2009 REPORT ON INCIDENCE AND NEEDS

    This annual report provides a snapshot of youth homelessness in San Francisco, the service needs of this group, Larkin Street Youth Services’ response to that need, program implications, and policy recommendations. Click here to download Larkin Street’s Incidence and Needs Report 2009

  9. DELIVERING ON THE PROMISE OF NONPROFITS

    This article which was published in the Harvard Business Review, analyzes the results of non-profits in the United States in relation to capital and strategy. Click here to download Harvard Business Review’s “Delivering on the promise of Nonprofits”.

  10. LOOKING BACK: BUILDING A MODEL OF CARE FOR HIV-POSITIVE HOMELESS YOUTH

    This 10 year retrospective looks at the comprehensive model of care for HIV-positive youth that Larkin Street has developed in response to changes in the epidemic that has occurred over time. The model integrates housing, intensive case management, and medical care to meet the complex needs of this group. Click to read Larkin Street HIV Housing…