TOGETHER! has been igniting change across the South Sound and beyond since 1989 with health promotion, youth development and prevention initiatives.
TOGETHER! is acutely aware of the alarmingly high number of high school students with no parent or guardian in the picture, and most often no permanent housing.
Now, with seed money from the Community Foundation of South Puget Sound, Together! is launching HOST Homes an emerging program especially for these kids.
Host Homes will provide youth-centered case management paired with wrap around support for the youth in addition to help from the schools. Host Homes will promote advocacy on needed issues and connect youth with housing and other supportive services. Read the Entire Article
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