Recent Accomplishments

Attention Homes provides opportunities for at-risk youth to change their lives. We offer shelter, community-based living and teaching of life skills necessary for an independent future. Our goals are to help youth:

~ Build behavioral, emotional and career-related pathways for success

~ Reunite with their families

~ Become self-sufficient

In 2012, we set aggressive goals to forward the mission of our organization to help youth.  Here is what we accomplished last year:

Served 530 unduplicated youth in the Runaway & Homeless Youth program in 2012, an increase of 171% over the total number of youth served in 2011

Commenced renovation and expansion of our Runaway & Homeless Youth shelter to more efficiently and safely meet the needs of the homeless population

Raised $617,000 to fully fund the renovation and expansion of the Runaway & Homeless Youth shelter

Increased emergency overnight shelter services to youth ages 21

Ensured every resident in Adolescent Residential Care program was enrolled in an educational program or school

Achieved every projected outcome goal in the Adolescent Residential Care program

Enlarged the size of our board to better extend our community reach and representation of client needs

Grew organizational giving to almost $600,000 in 2012 from $422,000 in 2011 to help fund growing programs

Implemented our Inaugural Sleep Out for Homeless Youth event

  • 40+ participants
  • 500+ new supporters
  • $50,000 raised

Initiated volunteer continuing education program and had over 400 volunteers providing over 6,000 hours of service to our youth

At Attention Homes, we help kids succeed!