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Street Youth Ministries, Seattle, Washington

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Address: 4540 15th Ave NE
Seattle, Washington  98105  
United States
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 50
Number of People Being Served: 750
EIN: 91-1699297
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Mission Statement


Street Youth Ministries (SYM) seeks to provide youth in Seattle's University District with life-skills, resources and relationships that bring hope and healing to their lives and the community.

Description


Since 1993 SYM has worked to help youth in crisis experience hope. Each year our volunteers and staff assist over 750 street-involved youth ages 13-22 by offering the following programs and services: •Basic Human Needs: Food, clothing, hygiene items, showers, laundry, & first aid items. •Life-skills Development: Activities & classes that promote & assist youth develop social & behavioral skills as well as build skills & education. •Relational Ministries: Case management, mentoring, discussion groups, counseling/mental health, jail visits & letter writing. •Information & Resources: Referrals, educational/work incentive & chore programs. •Transportation: Youth earn Metro & Greyhound/Amtrak tickets for appropriate travel. •Advocacy: Determining specific needs of youth & making appropriate referrals. Helping youth access necessary services.

Since 1993 SYM has worked to help youth in crisis experience hope. Each year our volunteers and staff assist over 750 street-involved youth ages 13-22 by offering the following programs and services: •Basic Human Needs: Food, clothing, hygiene items, showers, laundry, & first aid items. •Life-skills Development: Activities & classes that promote & assist youth develop social & behavioral skills as well as build skills & education. •Relational Ministries: Case management, mentoring, discussion groups, counseling/mental health, jail visits & letter writing. •Information & Resources: Referrals, educational/work incentive & chore programs. •Transportation: Youth earn Metro & Greyhound/Amtrak tickets for appropriate travel. •Advocacy: Determining specific needs of youth & making appropriate referrals. Helping youth access necessary services.

Mission Statement: Street Youth Ministries (SYM) seeks to provide youth in Seattle's University District with life-skills, resources and relationships that bring hope and healing to their lives and the community.

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Program Type:


Homeless Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes