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Huckleberry House, Inc

1421 Hamlet Street
Columbus, OH - 43201

Provides crisis counseling and shelter for adolescents 12-18 years. Provides outreach to at-risk youth willing to work toward reconciling family problems. Offers short-term family and individual counseling with special emphasis on adolescent maltreatment, abuse, suicide and family violence.

Who Can Come
    Ages 12-17
    Youth who have run away from home or are experiencing a crisis 

What is Provided
    A safe place to stay and think things over
    Group activities
    Individual counseling
    Breakfast, lunch and dinner

What to Expect
    The Crisis Shelter runs on a regular schedule that includes time for:
        Activities such as yoga and four square
        Down time to do crafts, play games, watch a movie, etc.
        Phone privileges
    Youth will meet new people
    Daily counseling is provided

Common Misconceptions
    The Shelter is strict-like a jail
    Youth will not be able to talk to family and friends while they are staying in the Shelter
    It is a bad place to be
    Youth have to be homeless or abused to stay at the Shelter
    Youth will be forced to stay at the Shelter
-The average stay is 3-5 days and youth can leave whenever they want

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