Tag Archives: youth

  1. New data on youth experiencing homelessness – 2017 PIT Count released

    On Fri, June 16, San Francisco’s Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing released the 2017 San Francisco Point-in-Time (“PIT”) Count report. On one night in January, volunteers canvassed the City to count the number of people experiencing homelessness. The PIT Count attempts to capture anyone who is visibly homeless in San Francisco, both in shelters…

  2. 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….

  3. Photos from our Paving the Way Gala – March 3, 2017

    Thank you, Paving the Way 2017!!! This year was even better than we could have imagined – after verifying our calculations, we are proud to share that we raised more than one million dollars to end youth homelessness! Thank you so much to everyone who made this incredible night possible: our generous sponsors, donors, and attendees,…

  4. HUD awards SF $2.9 million grant to end youth homelessness

    We are thrilled to share the news that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded San Francisco $2.9 million through the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project. San Francisco is one of just ten cities selected nationwide! Many folks on the team here at Larkin Street, as well young people in our services, participated in…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. Watch the Performing Arts Night Video

    The 2014 Performing Arts Night video is ready for viewing, check it out! Thank you to SoKo for creating the video. To see photos from Performing Arts Night, visit the original post.

  8. Thank You SF FlameThrowers for Your Support!

    Many thanks to the San Francisco FlameThrowers for their support, and for featuring Larkin Street Youth Services during their final season game. The San Francisco Flame Throwers bring the fun and high-flying spectacle of Professional Ultimate frisbee, also known as Professional Ultimate Disk, to the Bay Area. What is Pro Ultimate? It’s a fast-paced, fun, and fiercely competitive…

  9. TRENDLINES DECEMBER 2013 – A clearer picture of Youth Homelessness

    This year, for the first time HUD required that youth be accounted for in mandated Point-In-Time counts in order to produce a national estimate of the homeless youth population. This report shares findings from the HUD Annual Homeless Assessment Report, highlighting the results in California and San Francisco. Additionally the report offers several policy recommendations…

  10. GENDER DIFFERENCES IN SEXUAL RISK AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS

    Homeless young women’s networks may place them at greater risk for STIs than young men. Increasing mainstream contacts and same-gender friendships may protect all homeless youth from STIs. Interventions addressing homeless young women’s social networks may decrease their gender-disparate STI risk. Click here to download The Journal of Adolescent Health : “Gender Differences in Sexual…