Located in Brooklyn and Queens, Independence Inns provide shelter and support for young people who are experiencing homelessness or have run away. Our staff helps residents finish school and acquire skills that will prepare them to be self-sufficient. Several of our Independence Inns serve young woman and their children.
Who Can Benefit from this Program
Young men and women who are runaway or homeless
Age Criteria or Other Eligibility Requirements
Young men and women who have already reached the age of 16, but are not yet 21 years old
How to Access this Program or Service
You can access this service by visiting a Drop-In Center and/or youth crisis shelter in New York City (within the DYCD continuum). Or contact DYCD Youth Connect at 800-246-4646 or 646-343-6800
This program is associated with...
4 out of 5
runaway or homeless youth leaving our transitional living programs are engaged in educational pursuits or gainful employment
of graduates at SCO's high school for over-age, under-credited students received a NYS Regent's diploma.