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Rosenberger Emergency Shelter

Agency: BCS YES! Youth Empowered to Succeed
Service Description:

Emergency runaway shelter which is part of the federal Runaway Homeless Youth Program (RHYP). Youth ages 12 through 18 are given safe shelter and food, as well as new clothes and shoes. The shelter makes efforts to reunify youth with their families if possible, or, if not possible, to transition them into long-term residential options through county social services.

Measures are taken to ensure that each resident has access to medical and dental care and psychological counseling when needed. Residents are provided help to complete high school, and encouraged, through the Y.E.S. Scholarship Program, to pursue college or technical training.

Fees:

None.

Eligibility:

At-risk youth, aged 12 through 18.

Application Instructions:

There is no application process. Walk-ins are accepted on a 24/7 basis.

Required Documents:

  • none
  • Last Update: October 30, 2017

    Mapit
    Address:

    111 N 49th St

    Philadelphia, PA 19139

    Web Address:
    Areas Served:

    Southeastern Pennsylvania

    Business Hours:

    24/7

    Telephones: types, numbers and hours
    Type Number Details
    Hotline (800) 786-2929 Runaway Hotline: 800-RUN-AWAY
    Main Phone (215) 701-3109
    Administrative (610) 879-1440 Ext: 119

    Email:

    Features:

    Hours

  • Open Fridays
  • Open Mondays
  • Open Saturdays
  • Open Sundays
  • Open Thursdays
  • Open Tuesdays
  • Open Wednesdays
  • Payment/Funding

  • Free
  • Referral Required

  • No referral required
  • Shelter resident type

  • Youth