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Teen Shelters

Youth Emergency Shelter

Helps runaway and homeless adolescents in need of immediate shelter and care. Call 215-787-0633.

Covenant House (Homeless Youth)

Covenant House Pennsylvania operates a 51-bed Crisis Center that provides emergency shelter and a host of support services through our Open Intake Policy. Any youth under the age of 21 in need of a place to stay is admitted, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 31 East Armat Street-call 215-951-5411.

Gloria Casarez Residence

30 one-bedroom units of affordable housing targeted to young adults (age 18-23) who are homeless, have experienced homelessness, or are at risk of homelessness (including those aging out of foster care), and will be LBGTQ-friendly. Call 215-309-5227 for info.

CTS Youth Transition Center

A runaway youth shelter for youth 14-17 years old at 5732 Thomas Ave. Call (267) 969-7272 ext.104 for info or go to their FB page at

Pathways Teen Girl Shelter

Pathways Pa Basic Center Program, located in West Philadelphia, provides shelter and services to teen girls aged 13-17 who have runaway, are homeless or are at risk of being a runaway and/or homeless youth. To learn more about the Basic Center Program, please call 215-397-4287.