Homeless Youth

Brethren Housing Association

Light House Youth Program

219 Hummel Street, Harrisburg, PA 17104

Phone: (717) 233-6016

  • Serves children and youth, ages 0-18, whose families are or recently were part of BHA’s Transitions program for homeless families.
  • For pre-teen or teen youth, the Coordinator will meet one-on-one to develop a supportive relationship and, when appropriate, develop an individual goal plan and perhaps connect them with after-school and summer programs in the community.
  • The Youth Program Coordinator organizes and runs a weekly program with volunteer assistance.


Bethesda Mission

1438 Herr Street, Harrisburg, PA 17103

Phone: (717) 257-5484

  • Bethesda’s After-School Program serves youth ages 7 through 18 who, for the most part, live in the surrounding neighborhood. A typical week consists of spiritual development and creative learning classes, homework help, arts and crafts, recreation, snacks, and plenty of fun.
  • Hot Spot” is a weekly outreach night designed to introduce teenagers who are not a part of our other programs to the youth center and present the gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • During summer break, we run an 8 week Summer Camp Program offering morning classes, lunch and a large variety of afternoon field trips
  • The UCAN Mentoring Program looks to match committed volunteers with older students to establish a mentoring relationship, which allows for discipleship, encouragement, and educational help.


Valley Youth House

2001 N. Front St. Building 2, Suite 323, Harrisburg, PA 17102
Phone: (717) 963-7565

Valley Youth House is the catalyst for youth to achieve their desired future through genuine relationships that support families, ensure safe places, and build community connections.  We envision a world in which every young person belongs to a nurturing community.

Valley Youth House does more than just provide a home for Pennsylvania’s vulnerable, abused, and homeless youth.  We partner with thousands of individuals each year to build a solid foundation for young people and their families.  With dedicated street outreach, housing, counseling, skills training, health, prevention, and intervention services, we empower resilient young people in establishing promising futures.

10 North Second Street Suite 405 - PO Box 2157 - Harrisburg, PA - 17105-2157 - 717-255-6587

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