Strengthening the Lives
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  • Multiracial group best friends walking in the park – multicultural young people embraced walking – diverse students having fun embracing

    Youth and Family Services

    Support and assistance to youth and young adults currently experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity. Info for the Youth Shelter, Runaway & Homeless Youth, Teens Like Us, and Parent Support Programs. Learn More >

  • A group of teens/young adults sitting with their backs against a window and laptops on their laps, making the peace sign

    Youth Employment Services

    Providing teens and young adults aged 14-21 with the necessary skills for a successful future. Explore job opportunities and get info on work permits at the Youth Job Center. Learn More >

  • A teen holding a potted plant with a tall plant behind him

    Youth Justice Services

    Helping youth and young adults navigate the justice system with assistance, mentorships, and more through our Youth Restitution Program, Intensive Supervision Program, and Restorative Justice Program. Learn More >

Latest News From Briarpatch

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    At Capacity for Clothing Donations

    As we ease out of fall and into the winter months, many are moved to donate clothing during this season of giving. As much as we depend on the generosity of the community, the reality is that we are at capacity for accepting clothing, both new and used. Due to the fact that we do…

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    A group of adults scattered throughout a room at the Briarpatch Youth Services Open House

    Briarpatch Open House

    We held an open house last week. Community partners were invited to get a close look at our programming and be introduced to our team members. There were a lot of conversations and discussions centered around how we can all collaborate as a community to positively impact the most vulnerable among us. Thank you to…

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