Our Drop-in Center

The Drop-In Center

We are a walk-in center in downtown Reno for homeless, runaway, foster and other at-risk youth between the ages of 12 and 24. Open Monday – Friday, from 10am – 5pm.  Youth visitors can access “care and comfort services” including showers, laundry vouchers, snacks, clothing, free wi-fi, cell phone charging, a tech lab and the Chill Zone – a safe space to spend time off the streets.

Care and Comfort Services We Provide

  • Showers
  • Snacks
  • Food Bags
  • Clothing
  • Hygiene Items
  • Cots for Sleeping
  • Mailing Services
  • Substance Abuse/Alchohol Referrals
  • HIV Testing/Education
  • Employment/Resume Assistance
  • Use of Laptop Computers
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Friday Family Meals

 Additional Services

  • Food Stamps Sign-Up
  • Medicaid Sign-Ups
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Physical/Dental Health Check-ups
  • Psycho-Social Education
  • Education Opportunities
  • Identification Assistance
  • Legal Referrals
  • Bus Passes
  • Childcare Referrals
  • Free tutoring and mentor services

Groups

Once our youth have been checked-in and interviewed by the Crisis Manager, they are encouraged to attend all of our groups. We strive to motivate youth by offering a variety of programming:

  • Job Skills Group
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Yoga
  • Empowerment
  • Life Skills
  • GED and Educational Engagement