Impact and Programs
1,713 youth were served
87% identify as people of color
100% were 200% at or below the poverty line
2,575 contacts were made by YouthLink's Street Outreach Team
400 GED related services were provided to young people
Nearly 50,000 meals were served in our Drop-In Center
90% of youth in housing were employed in 2017
70% of youth in housing exited with increased income in 2017
Nearly 200 youth were housed in 2017
Establish cross-sector collaborations and partnerships to advance transformative programs and services.
Guide youth to influence systemic change (i.e., organizational, community, policy)
Foster and maintain an inclusive and supportive culture where employees and youth thrive and grow.
Strengthen and advance the long-term sustainable financial health of the agency.
Strengthen and improve efficiency (internal and external) through an integrated system of information/technology and data use.
Establish framework for mission-driven data culture to demonstrate stronger impact, transparency and inform decision-making.
Community or Constituency Served
Youth experiencing homelessness, ages 16-24
Geographic Area Served
Twin Cities area (Hennepin County predominately)