Y2Y New Haven

Y2Y New Haven started because young adults in New Haven saw a critical need for safe, affirming, and youth-specific services, launching what has become a city-wide movement. For the past several years, we have worked in partnership with students, youth experiencing homelessness, our partner organization Youth Continuum, other dedicated service providers, and community members to create an overnight program that will serve 20 young adults per night with seven single-stall showers and bathrooms, laundry facilities, computer access, meals, medical services, social enterprise opportunities, and an array of support and pathway services. We have made exciting progress and expect to launch toward the end of 2021 after an ambitious renovation. Y2Y New Haven will fill a critical need in the community, allowing us to get within reach of ending youth homelessness in New Haven

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Ground Broken for Homeless Youth Housing - New Haven Independent

At the same time that Yale New Haven Hospital workers received the first local dosages of a Covid-19 vaccine, housing advocates in Wooster Square broke ground on a project to help solve “another, longer-standing curse in our society, one that gets much less attention” than the novel coronavirus.
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New Haven kickstarts project to help homeless youth find housing and services - WTNH.com

A big project is getting underway Tuesday in New Haven. The $4 million project will transform a Grand Avenue counseling center into a national model for helping homeless youth find housing and services.

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Ground Broke on Student-Run Youth Homeless Shelter in New Haven - WSHU

Housing advocates broke ground on a 20-bed temporary shelter for homeless youth in New Haven, Connecticut.

 

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Y2Y Breaks Ground on Youth-Guided Shelter Design - newhavenarts.com

The poetry wall is now upstairs, just waiting for words to populate its length. The light in the hallways is soft, calming. The beds are intended to feel like small homes, with shutters that sleepers can open and close as they choose. A winding staircase opens into a room flooded with natural light, with an indoor/outdoor porch just a few feet away. 

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Ground broken on new shelter for homeless young people in New Haven - New Haven Register

Young homeless people in the city soon will have a new place to seek shelter and aid in their time of need, as officials and representatives of Y2Y and Youth Continuum symbolically broke ground on construction of a facility on Grand Avenue.

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