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Happenings in March

Huck House SLEEP OUT Friday, April 20, 2018 – Saturday April 21, 2018 9:30 pm – 5:30 am rain or shine, cold or warm COSI Outdoor Plaza An overnight event designed to raise awareness and funds for homeless youth in our community When you commit to SLEEP OUT, you help at-risk young people gain access […]

Triple P comes to TLP

The Positive Parenting Program comes to the Transitional Living Program About 70% of the young people in Huck House’s Transitional Living Program (TLP) have young children of their own. The Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) is an evidence-based program that provides several levels of intervention to meet families’ needs. The Ohio Children’s Trust Fund has partnered […]

Do we Understand Homelessness? | By: Leslie Scott

My attention was recently captured by a PBS New Hour article titled “How Do You Define ‘homeless’ in America”. This is an ongoing question many homeless advocates find themselves asking and trying to answer. Depending on where you work or with what population, the answer often changes. Not just from person to person or agencies, […]

Runaway Love | Ludacris ft. Mary J. Blige

Runaway Love by Ludacris ft. Mary J. Blige was recorded in 2006, but its message is still relevant today. Abuse, alcohol and drug addiction, violence and teen pregnancy are among the reasons youth runaway or are put out of their home. Youth and families in Huck House programs are dealing with some of the most difficult problems […]

Jacob’s Story | By: Kyra Crockett-Hodge

Jacob was hanging out at a local library when he came across my business card, which I left a stack of in the foyer. Jacob called the YOP SHOP and told me his story and that he needed help finding housing.  He asked if he could come to the YOP SHOP to meet me to share more […]

Using Strengths to Build Safe, Supportive Homes

It’s ultimately about helping teens and families use their strengths to build a safe and supportive home. Whether we’re working with young people from our Crisis Program, youth from our Transitional Living Program, or families who come to us specifically for counseling, the young people and families we serve all face tough challenges. But they […]