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Operation SafeHouse


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Operation SafeHouse

Finally, A Sense Of Relief...Of Hope...For Teens At Risk In Riverside!

It's not easy being a teen. Peer pressure, family problems, despair mounting, thinking that your only option is the street or the grave. Not so fast...SafeHouse of Riverside is here to ease the crisis in your teen life. Located in the heart of Riverside, accessible from any Safe Place location or Riverside Transit Agency bus, you can get the help you need, get hooked up with teen counselors to bring on the positive, and steer yourself away from life as a street youth.

We get your challenges and want to help prevent additional crisis in your life! Our goal at SafeHouse of Riverside is to get you back on track and living the life you, happy, and healthy enjoying your teen years instead of feeling crushed, abused, or lost in the world. Our emergency shelter, youth events, and programs provide you with the opportunity to be you, let out your frustrations and fears, and learn how to deal with the pressures and enjoy the triumphs of being a teen.

SafeHouse of Riverside...Your emergency shelter in the storm of life!

Emergency shelter

  • We serve ages 11-17
  • We provide counseling
  • Wrap around services
  • Crisis intervention
Transitional Living Program
  • We serve ages 18-21
  • We provide life skills training
  • Education assistance
  • Employment assistance
Mental Health Department
  • Mental health outreach that provides healthy coping skills to youth
  • Support groups
  • Peer to peer activities and so on
What's Up App
  • 24 hr text line that connects youth to a licensed therapist, completely free and completely anonymous.
Safe Place
  • Allows youth to go to any safe place site; for example: Police departments, Fire Departments, Libraries, and hop on any RTA bus, and tell staff they need a safeplace and they will be transported to our shelter, no questions asked.
And Finally Our Street Outreach
  • We provide Crisis based intervention on the streets
  • Shelter, showers, and rehab referrals
  • Educate the community on the local homeless resources throughout the county
  • And we partner up with the county and city of Riverside to house the most chronically homeless in Riverside

Operation SafeHouse has provided core essential services to runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth in Riverside County for twenty-seven years. Our caring and qualified staff, are available to provide assistance to youth and their families along with our community. Please feel free to contact us at any time with questions or concerns.

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