partnering with youth to exit street life

Inspired by the love of Jesus, New Horizons has partnered with youth experiencing homelessness in Seattle on their journey toward sustainability since 1978.

Your support helps youth leave the streets.

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What is youth homelessness?

How does New Horizons help?

How can I be part of the solution?

You can help someone with whatever they need most – whether that’s job training, case management, or transformative relationship.

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Your tax-deductible gift supports programs and services that empower youth to make their way out of homelessness and into a bright future. Partner with us today!

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Attend an Upcoming Event or Training

Feb
21
Wed
Conflict De-Escalation Training @ New Horizons
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

In the Conflict De-escalation workshop, you will learn to recognize the common physiological symptoms of conflict, the stages of crisis, and how to be more comfortable navigating them.

Through role-playing exercises in which participant get hands on time to de-escalate simulated conflicts, participants will develop tools to resolve conflict safely (e.g., where to stand & what to say during a conflict).

The training re-emphasizes the principles of what it means to be trauma-informed and the critical nature of understanding how to contextualize certain reactions and behaviors. All are invited to attend!

This training occurs on the 3rd Wednesday of every month.


If planning to attend, please RSVP using the form below by the Monday before the training:



Feb
28
Wed
Anti-Oppression Lens in Youth Work
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Anti-Oppression Lens in Youth Work invites participants to explore the concepts of white supremacy, systemic racism, heterosexism, internalized oppression, gatekeeping, and much more in order to gain a stronger analysis of oppression.

We will look at our own history of racial marginalization in Seattle/King County, and participants will engage in group exercises to increase personal awareness of participant’s social location within these complex systems.

Lastly, we will look at tools in how to best work with youth of color, 2SLGBTQIA youth, and other youth on the margins. All are invited & encouraged to attend.

This training occurs on the 4th Wednesday of every month.


If planning to attend, please RSVP using the form below by the Monday before the training:



Mar
7
Wed
The Ropes: Understanding and Engaging Youth Homelessness @ New Horizons
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Ropes: Understanding and Engaging Youth Homelessness @ New Horizons | Seattle | Washington | United States

The Ropes addresses youth and young adult homelessness in a hands-on, three-hour training.

You will learn about the causes and characteristics of youth homelessness, the effects of racism and other oppressions on homelessness, the nature of street life and culture, and tools for engaging with these youth and young adults as a volunteer or direct service provider.

This is a great training for any new staff, volunteers, or anyone interested in learning more about youth homelessness.

This training occurs on the first Wednesday of every month.


If planning to attend, please RSVP using the form below by the Monday before the training:



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