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Drop-in center

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Hours

Sunday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Monday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday: 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Located in the heart of downtown Sacramento, Wind Youth's Drop-In Center operates every day of the week, offering crucial support to individuals aged 18-24 experiencing homelessness or housing insecurities. Services include showers, laundry facilities, meals, internet access, clothing, mail services, and comprehensive case management assistance.

Additionally, the Rejuvenation Haven respite center provides six beds for clients seeking daily rest and relief from street life, while serving as a central hub for referrals and intensive case management services.

Moreover, through partnerships with local organizations like One Community Health, transitional-aged youth have convenient access to medical services twice a week, conveniently located on our second floor.

Services

meal services

Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided daily.

Showers

Hygiene supplies, 3 showers and  restroom services provided daily.

laundry

Two on site washer and dryer machines available daily on a first come first serve basis.

Rejuvenation Haven 

Our respite room offers six twin-sized beds situated in a tranquil and dimly lit environment, providing a safe haven  for youth seeking rest away from the streets.

Case Managment

Our case management services encompass assistance with acquiring essential documents, referrals to shelter and housing programs, support for education and employment, access to basic necessitates, and emotional support.

Essential needs closet

Available Monday - Friday for essential items including clothing, hygiene, blankets, employment  attire, shoes and more. 

Anti-human Trafficking program

Our anti-human trafficking team employs a survivor-centered, trauma informed approach to offer advocacy and supportive services, including individual and group counseling, connections to local community resources, support with legal aid, and housing assistance. 

Workshops

Continual workshops aimed at fostering life skills to address challenges related to securing housing.

on site Community Partners

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One Community Health, situated at Wind Youth Services in Sacramento, is a primary healthcare and specialty care clinic committed to enhancing the health and welfare of the community.

Operating twice a week on Tuesdays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM and Thursdays from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, they offer medical services alongside HIV testing, counseling, and support for transgender/nonbinary individuals. Recognizing the importance of healthcare accessibility, particularly for homeless clients, they prioritize comprehensive care and resources.

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Situated on the second floor of Wind Youth Services, Juma is a nonprofit social enterprise dedicated to empowering young people through employment.

Their YouthConnect program targets low-income transition-aged youth (ages 16-24), providing them with employment opportunities, skill-building sessions, financial management training, career planning counseling, and connections to job and education prospects. With a mission to combat disconnection from school and work, Juma strives to equip young individuals with the tools and support necessary for a successful future.

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WEAVE is dedicated to fostering safe and healthy relationships while offering support to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and sex trafficking. Through collaboration with Wind Youth Services, WEAVE facilitates support and referral connections tailored to meet the needs of homeless youth.

Established in 1956, Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC) has been steadfast in offering high-quality legal assistance to empower impoverished individuals to overcome the challenges of poverty. Through collaboration with Wind Youth Services, LSNC extends crucial services encompassing housing, public benefits such as CalWorks, CalFresh (food stamps), Medi-Cal, General Assistance (GA), Social Security, SSI, unemployment insurance benefits (UIB), and state disability insurance (SDI). 

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