YouthCare Partners with Planned Parenthood to Provide Teen Health Education

YouthCare is honored to have worked with Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands on a lawsuit to support teen health education. The trainings are provided to youth living at YouthCare, and Planned Parenthood has worked extremely hard to make the materials inclusive and affirming to young people with diverse gender expression and identities, as well as culturally… Read More of “YouthCare Partners with Planned Parenthood to Provide Teen Health Education”

YouthCare Honored by American Family Insurance & The Seattle Seahawks

On Saturday, May 13, YouthCare staff, members of the Board of Directors, and a youth client alumni gathered at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. American Family Insurance and the Seattle Seahawks had teamed up for a major surprise as part of their “Dream Fearlessly” campaign. For the two weeks prior, YouthCare worked with American Family Insurance… Read More of “YouthCare Honored by American Family Insurance & The Seattle Seahawks”

YouthCare and Gourmondo Partner for Youth Internships

YouthCare is excited to announce a new partnership with Gourmondo. Gourmondo will be donating a portion of the proceeds from their Giving Box lunches to YouthCare, in addition to offering internships for youth who have experienced homelessness. Homeless youth come to YouthCare for a variety of reasons, to access a continuum of services from basic… Read More of “YouthCare and Gourmondo Partner for Youth Internships”

Expanded Civil Legal Services for Homeless Youth!

We are incredibly excited to announce that Legal Counsel for Youth and Children (LCYC) and Street Youth Legal Advocates for Washington (SYLAW) are expanding civil legal services for homeless youth at YouthCare starting July 1, 2016 in year-long pilot program funded by the Raikes Foundation. Through a weekly drop-in clinic at YouthCare’s Orion Center and close… Read More of “Expanded Civil Legal Services for Homeless Youth!”

Seahawks and Windermere Create Partnership to Benefit YouthCare

YouthCare is pleased to announce that we are the beneficiary of a new partnership between the Seattle Seahawks and Windermere Real Estate called ‪#‎TackleHomelessness‬. Windermere will donate $100 for every Seahawks tackle at home during the 2016 season to YouthCare. Another reason to look forward to football season! “Windermere is a company full of 12s, so I know I speak… Read More of “Seahawks and Windermere Create Partnership to Benefit YouthCare”

YouthCare Expands Housing for Young Adults in University District

YouthCare is excited to announce the opening of new housing for homeless youth in the University District! YouthCare will manage University Commons in The Marion West, twenty units of permanent supportive housing for homeless young adults. The Marion West will also be the new home of the University District Food Bank and twenty-nine units of… Read More of “YouthCare Expands Housing for Young Adults in University District”

Learning from the Best: Starbucks’ Interview Program

For nine years, volunteers from Starbucks Coffee Company have been helping us prepare young people for life by conducting mock interviews with students in our Barista Training and Education Program, a partnership between YouthCare and FareStart. For the past five years, Store Manager Cole Poppsinger has coordinated the effort, and it’s grown immensely in that… Read More of “Learning from the Best: Starbucks’ Interview Program”

YouthCare’s Civic Justice Corps Rehabilitates the Community

YouthCare’s Civic Justice Corps crew recently formed a new partnership with Community Arts Create, a local organization working to renovate their building on the corner of Rainier Avenue South and South Orcas Street in Columbia City.  The CAC team was desperate for help: work was progressing at a glacial pace without a dedicated group of… Read More of “YouthCare’s Civic Justice Corps Rehabilitates the Community”