Tag Archives: larkin street youth services

  1. Grateful for Community, Grateful for You

    No matter how we celebrate the holidays, we all share a desire for connection and community. For young people at-risk of homelessness, this time of year can be especially challenging. Nearly half have been physically abused by a caretaker, and many are also escaping sexual or emotional abuse. Larkin Street provides not only housing for…

  2. WEATHERING THE STORM: EMPLOYMENT STRATEGIES THAT WORK FOR HOMELESS YOUTH

    National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness on February 9-10, 2012. This presentation focuses on the steps that are taken to help youth secure employment after their completion of training at Larkin Street. Click here to download Larkin Streets “National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness” presentation.

  3. HOMLESSNESS PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION AMONG FORMER FOSTER YOUTH

    This overview- presentation was delivered at the National Foster Care Conference in 2011. Click here to download Larkin Street’s “Homlessness prevention and intervention” presentation.

  4. 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”.

  5. BEST PRACTICES FOR MEETING THE NEEDS OF LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER AND QUESTIONING HOMELESS YOUTH

    LGBTQ youth are overrepresented among the homeless youth population and have distinct needs. This article discusses strategies that Larkin Street employs to meet these needs, and best practices for providing services to LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness Click here to download Larkin Streets LGBTQ Homeless Youth Informational Presentation.

  6. A COMPREHENSIVE YOUTH HOUSING MODEL

    Larkin Street provides a full range of residential services for homeless youth ages 12-24 including emergency, transitional, and permanent youth housing. The programs include core support services that are essential to help youth to move beyond the streets. This brief provides an overview of the agency’s housing continuum and model of care. Click here to…