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Drop In Centers

Support for Youth Experiencing Homelessness

How Drop-In Centers Work

Monday - Friday from 7am - 4pm, HomeBase Drop-In Centers are available to youth (ages 18 - 24) experiencing homelessness at each HomeBase location. Individuals have access to the HomeBase community areas and have the opportunity to catch up on sleep and shower in private spaces, do laundry, eat nourishing food, and receive case management services. Alongside these free services and amenities, individuals receive information about HomeBase services and can determine if an assessment for the program is right for them.

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Hot meals | Showers | Clothing | Hygiene Kits | Laundry Facilities | Computer Access | Medical & Dental Access | Assistance w/ Acquiring ID Card | Case Management Support

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A "chronically homeless" individual is defined to mean a homeless individual with a disability who lives either in a place not meant for human habitation, a safe haven, or in an emergency shelter or in an institutional care facility if the individual has been living in the facility for fewer than ninety (90) days and had been living in a place not meant for human habitation, a safe haven or in an emergency shelter immediately before entering the institutional care facility. In order to meet the ‘‘chronically homeless’’ definition, the individual also must have been living as described above continuously for at least twelve (12) months or on at least four (4) separate occasions in the last three (3) years, where the combined occasions total a length of time of at least twelve (12) months. Each period separating the occasions must include at least seven (7) nights of living in a situation other than a place not meant for human habitation, in an emergency shelter or in a safe haven.

Federal nondiscrimination laws define a person with a disability to include any (1) individual with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities; (2) individual with a record of such impairment; or (3) individual who is regarded as having such an impairment. In general, a physical or mental impairment includes, but is not limited to, examples of conditions such as orthopedic, visual, speech and hearing impairments, cerebral palsy, autism, epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), developmental disabilities, mental illness, drug addiction, and alcoholism.