For Kids & Teens

Your safety and care are important to us and the community around you. Don’t worry—we’ve got you covered.

Available Programs

All Ages

AIRS

24/7 hotline staffed by skilled bilingual professionals who help determine the best course of action through ACH or a referral to other community services.

Call 817.335.HOPE (4673)

Under 18

Safe Place

Find a safe place today! Look for the distinctive yellow and black Safe Place sign at QuikTrip, libraries, fire stations, and other local businesses.

Ages 10-17

Youth Emergency Shelter

A Safe Place but also open 24/7 to help you whether you are homeless, a runaway or fear of—or are now—being trafficked. 

Ages 10-17

Skill Builders

Attend a group class that focuses on topics such as Life Skills, Why Try, Lack of Motivation, and Anger Management. In English and Spanish.

Ages 10-17

Youth Counseling

Need to talk? We have bilingual counselors ready to help with whatever you’re going through. In English and Spanish.

Ages 0-17

Transitional Living Program

The Wedgwood Transitional Living Program offers safe, stable and nurturing homes for youth, who are unable to live with their families or in a community home setting.

Ages 14-17

18 and Over

The LIFE (Learning Independence from Experience) Project

If you are homeless or want to extend foster care in a supervised independent living (SIL) program, we’ll help you gain confidence and self-sufficiency.

Ages 18-21

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Blake’s Journey

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Upcoming

Events

Mar
12
Foster Care and Adoption Meet and Greet (Virtual)
12:00 pm -
  1:00 PM
Mar
20
Campus Tour
10:00 am -
  11:00 AM
Mar
21
Foster Care and Adoption Meet and Greet
6:00 pm -
  7:00 PM

Get Immediate Help

Call 817.335.HOPE (4673)

OR

1.888.296.8099

Answered 24 hours a day

Not an emergency services phone number. Call 911 for medical emergencies.

YOUTH EMERGENCY SHELTER
TURNING POINT
SUICIDE PREVENTION
REPORT CHILD ABUSE

In Texas: 1.800.252.5400
Nationwide: 1.800.4.A.CHILD

Under $25,000

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