Epworth Youth Emergency Services (YES) Shelter - University City, MO

Contact information

6816 Washington Ave.
University City, MO 63130
: Phone: 314.727.6294
: Epworth.org
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Description: The Youth Emergency Service shelter provides food and housing to youth experiencing homelessness or family crisis. The safe, nurturing environment and therapeutic services help youth and families rebound.

- accommodates six girls and six boys, ages 11 to 19
- Typical challenges include family conflict, homelessness, abuse and school issues
- The program includes individual, group and family counseling, attendance at community schools or GED programs
- A licensed therapist and highly trained youth advisors work with the child and family
- Program accepts pregnant females up to 26 weeks pregnant

The YES Helpline operates 365 days a year/24 hours a day. Call for assistance.

Volunteers Requests by Epworth Youth Emergency Services (YES) Shelter: Volunteer opportunities at Epworth can be found on our Web site - Epworth.org. or by emailing Volunteer Coordinator Margaret at mmahan@epworth.org.

Donation Requests by Epworth Youth Emergency Services (YES) Shelter: Youth clothing - all sizes, all seasons, new (in package)undergarments, hygiene products, non-perishable food.

User Questions & Answers

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Do you have items to donate? Contact Epworth Youth Emergency Services (YES) Shelter at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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