Juvenile Law Center

Housing|Philadelphia|Shelters|Youth Homeless Advocacy Groups

Youth Emergency Services (YES)

Provides a 24-hour emergency shelter for youth. There is a 14 day temporary shelter program for runaway youth who are not referred by DHS, and a 30 day temporary shelter program for youth referred by DHS.


Male and female youth 12-17 years of age. Pregnant teenagers are welcome, but the shelter cannot accept children.


DHS referral required for 30 day stay, no referral necessary for 14 day stay.


1526 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130
215-787-0633 and 1-800-371-SAFE

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