Youth A.S.A.P. Program
Housing and Support
for homeless youth
The Charlotte County Youth ASAP (Youth receiving Assistance & Support to Achieve Permanency) Program is an innovative initiative aimed at addressing the pressing issue of youth homelessness in Charlotte County. Launched as a collaborative effort between local government, nonprofit organizations, and community members, the project seeks to provide comprehensive support and resources to homeless youth, ensuring their well-being and empowering them to build brighter futures. By combining outreach, housing assistance, educational programs, and counseling services, the project aims to break the cycle of homelessness among young individuals, offering them stability, opportunities, and a renewed sense of hope. Through its multi-pronged approach and dedicated team of professionals, the Charlotte County Youth ASAP program is making significant strides in tackling youth homelessness and creating a more compassionate and inclusive community for all.
The Youth ASAP (Youth receiving Assistance & Support to Achieve Permanency) Program is part of Charlotte County’s long-term plan to address youth homelessness in the community. CCDOV staff will provide support services to Youth and Young Adults ages 18-24 years, including pregnant and parenting to increase the overall safety, wellbeing, permanent connections, and self-sufficiency and to assist in the transition to sustainable living.
Services provided may include monthly rental assistance, housing search, advocacy, case management, financial assistance to obtain/maintain basic needs, follow-up, and connection to needed resources.
HOURS OPEN: 9 am – 8 pm Mon- Sun
WHO IS ELIGIBLE (include location if applicable): Homeless youth ages 18-24
HOW TO ACCESS SERVICE/Intake: Call 211, need referal through Coordinated Entry
ITEMS NEEDED at intake (ie: id card, etc): Identification, Social Security Card
"Catholic Charities gave us hope and provided shelter." - Anonymous
18 Youth Served
250,000 + Financial assistance per year
6000 case management hours provided