Basic Center Program

Grantor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The purpose of the Basic Center Program is to provide emergency shelter and counseling services to youth who have left home without permission of their parents or guardians, have been forced to leave home, or other homeless youth who might otherwise end up in the law enforcement or in the child welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice systems. Eligible entitites include Local Governments and Nonprofits.