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SCHOEN FOUNDATION GRANT TO SUPPORT HOMELESS TEENS

Naples, Fl (January 12, 2022). Youth Haven, Inc. is pleased to announce they received a $250,000 grant from The Schoen Foundation.

The funds will benefit Youth Haven’s Homeless Teen Transitional Living Program (HTTLP), the only program in Collier County for youth experiencing homelessness and needing assistance in making a successful transition to self-sufficient and sustainable living. HTTLP provides our residents with intensive, individualized Case Management, essential for improving the overall health and well-being of unaccompanied homeless teens.

The funding will also help staff Rob’s Group Home, Youth Haven’s Transitional Living Cottage with Youth Empowerment Mentors. It will also provide food, clothing, therapeutic recreation, hygiene supplies, office supplies, computer support, tutoring, college applications, and transportation for the teens to appointments and recreational activities.

“Youth Haven is so grateful for the Schoen Foundation’s continued investment in our organization,” said Linda Goldfield, Youth Haven Executive Director. “Their generous support will allow us to continue to provide life-changing programs that create transformational change in our teens.”

About Youth Haven, Inc.
Youth Haven, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency, is Collier County’s only emergency and residential emergency shelter for children and teens removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect, or abandonment. In continuous operation since 1972, Youth Haven’s therapeutic campus, located in Naples, Florida, houses 70 youth with a waking staff system that allows for around-the-clock specialized care. Youth Haven provides programs that create transformational change in its youth. Youth Haven is a COA nationally accredited organization, a member agency of the United Way of Collier and the Keys, and a Naples Children & Education Foundation grant recipient. It also holds a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. Its mission is “To provide Home, Hope, and Healing to abused and neglected children and teens in Southwest Florida.” For more information, please visit youthhavenswfl.org or call 239-774-2904. Follow Youth Haven on social media: FacebookTwitterInstagram, and LinkedIn.
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