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Building the Bridge: Steps for generating Community Acceptance of Housing for Homeless Youth.
Year Published: Not Dated
14 pages; Black & White.
Youth and Shelter Services, Inc.
Ames, Iowa; Youth and Shelter Services.
This report deals with the problems of neighborhood acceptance of shelters for homeless youth. It provides ideas on combatting the negative images of shelters, and building a public relations campaign to bolster neighborhood confidence and acceptance. It provides information on the three general phases that follow the chronology of the development of the center: Planning/Development; Establishment/ Opening; and Operational.
Youth and Shelter Services Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 1628, Ames, IA 50010.