Time isn’t just money on the streets.
It’s survival. According to one youth,
“Each day I wake up thinking maybe
today is the day I get raped or
mugged walking around downtown
because I have nowhere to
go. Or maybe today is the day
I finally give up and leave it all
behind.” Can the new Youth
Opportunity Center help these
youth leave homelessness in
the rear view mirror?
“Once I knew all YouthLink had to offer, I made it my business to explore every service that would help me find stability so I could move on in my life.”
When you meet Cheree, you see an intelligent, vibrant mother of four pursuing her Doctorate in Nursing Practice at the University of Minnesota. What you don’t see is her journey with YouthLink. After leaving home—where substance abuse was the norm, and hot water and electricity were luxuries—for her own safety, Cheree found hope in the […]