Taos Talks chats with Irene Loy, the outreach coordinator for the Dreamtree Project in Taos, NM.
The DreamTree Project operates an Emergency Youth Shelter for ages 12 to 17. In the 8 bed Shelter, youth not only receive a safe place to stay with healthy meals and snacks, they also receive case management, education, therapy, medical care, and life skills training.
The Transitional Living Program, serves runaway and homeless youth and young adults ages 16 to 24, including young people fleeing domestic violence. These young people receive through this program, independent apartment living, case management, education, therapy, medical care, life skills training, and employment support. The program can accommodate up to nine youth at any time in on-site and off-site apartments.
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