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Home Away from Homelessness

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:26pm -- admin@homeaway.org
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Hours of Operation: 
Afterschool: Mon–Thurs 4pm–7pm
Organization Description: 

Home Away from Homelessness provides educational, recreational, social and advocacy programs for children and youth who are currently or have recently experienced being homeless in San Francisco and Marin.Direct Service Programs include: - The School House: an after-school program for middle-school youth - The Youth Leaders Program: an after-school program for high school youth - Beach House Program: offers recreational activities for children and youth in SF and MarinAfterschool: The School House and Youth Leaders programs provide a safe, nurturing, and consistent community of support for homeless and formerly homeless youth during out-of-school time. The goal is to increase youths' academic potential and school engagement, while also providing support and activities that facilitate and encourage healthy emotional and physical development. Services include: one-on-one tutoring and homework support, recreation and enrichment activities, leadership skills development, educational case management, and mental and behavioral health support. Participants in the afterschool programs are referred through shelter and transitional housing program staff, SFUSD, and Families in Transition Program.

Neighborhood: 
Cow Hollow
Marina
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Cost: 
FREE
Free: 
Yes
Financial Assistance: 
No
Parent Event?: 
0
Season: 
All Year
Phone Number: 
(415) 561-5535
Organization and Program Categories: 
Academics & Tutoring
Homework Help
Health and Wellness
Behavioral/Emotional/Mental Health
Physical Health
Leadership Development
Support & Counseling
Counseling
Languages Spoken: 
English
Spanish
Accessibility Note: 
N/A
Getting There: 
Most programs are run at the Fort Mason facility (Building 9). The Beach House is located in Marin Headlands.Muni (for Fort Mason): Fort Mason is located at the intersection of Franklin and Bay Streets. The parking lot gets full on weekends. Muni: 22, 28, 30, 43, 49
Contact Name: 
Alyson Jacks
Contact Email: 
alyson@homeaway.org
Contact Phone Number: 
561-4621