Emergency Shelter

provided by The Center for Youth Services

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Center for Youth

905 Monroe Avenue
Rochester NY 14620
Toll Free:
(24 Hour Line)
Crisis Line:
(24 Hour Line)
Main Office: M-F 8:00AM-9:00PM.
24 hour hotline.

* Offers a specialized runaway, homeless youth services and emergency shelter that provides a short term residence of up to 30 days.

* Provides a host home with families throughout Monroe County to youth in crisis. 

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Eligibility: Emergency Housing Program: Ages 12-17 years. Host Home Program: Ages 12-22 years.

Application Process: Call for information. Staff must speak to the youth directly.

Required Documentation: None.

Fees: No fee for services.

Coverage Note: Monroe County.

Cultural Competency: Signage and advertising for diverse populations, Cultural competency, diversity, equity, and inclusion training for staff, Staff reflects population served

Languages: Spanish - Language line


The Center for Youth provides free, voluntary, and confidential counseling, emergency shelter, transitional and permanent housing, crisis intervention services including crisis nursery services for youth and their families.