SafeZone Drop-In Center for Homeless Youth

Empowering Youth to Overcome Barriers and Strive Toward Healthy and Self-Sufficient Lives
The St. Paul Optimist Club is partnering with Face to Face in St. Paul a program for homeless youth. Face to Face is a non-profit organization dedicated to the needs of youth ages 11–24. They provide health care, counseling, and programs for homeless youth. Founded in 1972, Face to Face helps more than 3,000 youth annually.
The SafeZone Drop-in center is designed to help with food, clothing, or finding a place to stay. The St. Paul Optimist Club provides volunteers and assistance for these services:  

  • Clothing Closet: On-site clothing closet with hygiene items.
  • Food shelf/ Meals Sandwiches and a hot meal are served daily. A small food shelf is available for emergency use.

We provide food for their food shelf, clothing, socks, and travel size toiletries to help the kids with basic needs. 
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