The temporary space is located at Women’s Hearth located (920 W. 2nd Ave). The shelter will serve youth 18-24 years old at a 15 bed capacity from 9:00pm to 8:00am. The shelter will operate at a first come, first serve basis and will provide one meal.
VOA was selected by the Continuum of Care board to be the operator of the Young Adult Shelter with the funding awarded by a grant from commerce totaling $2.7 million dollars.
VOA is continuing to work with community partners to identify a permanent location that will serve 45 young adults in a 24/7 shelter model.