Empowering Youth provides shelter and critical aftercare services to help meet basic needs for homeless youth ages 10 to 18 and prepares them for success on the path ahead.
Having our basic needs met opens us up to entirely new worlds of possibility.
Empowering Youth is a program providing resources to homeless youth and teens in Springfield, Missouri, including emergency shelter, equipping them with job training, life skills, and connecting them with other community resources. Shelter is provided through the Ozarks Family Resource Center.
The program provides 21 days of shelter, referral to pertinent resources, individual, family and group counselling to qualified youth. All efforts focus on ensuring the homeless youth finds a safe and stable living situation after their care.
24/7 Emergency Helpline
Are you a teen in need of emergency shelter? We can help! Call our emergency helpline anytime to discuss how we can help at (417) 861-4244. All calls are 100% confidential.