SafePlace2B - Teens
SafePlace2B – Youth Homeless Shelters
Family Resources offers safe and clean youth homeless shelters in Pinellas and Manatee County. We provide short-term residential care and counseling, offering a safe refuge for homeless and runaway youth as well as respite and intervention to families in crisis. Follow up counseling and stable living placement assistance is provided. Our SafePlace2B shelters serve youth ages 10 to 17.
Our shelters and counseling services are available to all young people regardless of gender, orientation, and walk of life. Youth who have family conflict, who have run away from home or are homeless, are having school-related problems, or who are in crisis and need respite are welcome.
Police, fire departments, school counselors, our own counselors, and family members refer young people to our youth homeless shelters.
SafePlace2B is a Trusted Source for Care and Counseling
Services through Family Resources are provided on an individualized basis. While at SafePlace2B, youth are provided with individual and group counseling, life skills, education and recreational activities.
Family counseling is available while a young person is at SafePlace2B and can be continued through the Family Counseling office after leaving the residence.
Over the course of a few days to a few weeks, most families are reunited with a new outlook on conflict and a new plan to avoid problems that lead to runaway or acting-out behaviors.
SafePlace2B services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week in three locations: Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and Bradenton.
SafePlace2B - Teens
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About SafePlace2B Youth Homeless Shelters
Family Resources started in the 1970s by a group of radio DJs who kept receiving calls from youth who had nowhere to go. The kids and teens had trouble at home and were experimenting with drugs, but wanted to break free. By 1978, what started as a hotline for teens in crisis grew into residential services for youth in St. Petersburg.
Since then, our Family Resources youth homeless shelters have expanded to three locations in Pinellas and Manatee County. We now provide care for homeless teens in Clearwater as of 1985 and Bradenton as of 2000.
In 2005, a focus group was held with young people to help us name our emergency shelter. As a result of this discussion, we renamed our short-term crisis shelter SafePlace2B. The young people of our community told us that this name encourages those facing difficult home-life situations to feel safe and comfortable when asking for help.
Every day, we strive to provide the best resources for homeless youth in our area and give them a safe place to be. Our goal is in our name as a constant reminder of what we are trying to do for the community.
Support the Work of Family Resources
Family Resources has been part of Pinellas and Manatee County for more than 48 years. Consider supporting our youth homeless shelters with a small donation to keep our programs running. We appreciate any help you can give!