All About




Asset Based Resource Center (ABRC): a safe, inclusive and nurturing environment where youth at risk of - or currently experiencing homelessness can access:


  • Showers
  • Meals
  • Laundry Services
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Basic need items and clothing
  • Career readiness, life skills and educational workshops
  • .Housing crisis support through partner organizations
  • Computer lab available for Online school courses, homework, job searching and resume development, art projects, and networking

When is the Asset Based Resource Center open?


Tuesday - Thursday 11:00 AM -3:00 PM  -- 18-24 years of age (Opportunity Youth)

Tuesday - Thursday 4:00PM -8:00PM - 13-18 years of age (Highschool Students)


*Fridays by appointment only*

Please bring a form of ID when visiting ABRC


R.I.S.E Emergency Youth Winter Shelter


The RISE Emergency Youth Winter Shelter in partnership with the faith based community provides overnight respite, food, and support that meet immediate needs for young adults in crisis during the winter months.

Soar Youth Development Leadership Council


SOAR - Youth Action Board is designed to elevate the voices of youth, ages 16-24 who have experienced, or are experiencing difficult life circumstances and equip  them to foster resilience, develop leadership skills and improved well-being through advocacy training and community service.  They educate policy-makers and stakeholders on challenges facing youth experiencing homelessness and provide youth focused advocacy to service providers.

Blair M. Smith Memorial Scholarship


Blair M. Smith was a compassionate, free spirited young man who loved learning.  He served as the founding president of our Youth Development Leadership Council; providing youth focused and centered insight on the development of our Asset Based Resource Center.  He transitioned in 2017 leaving behind a powerful legacy and a charge to us all to dispel myths around mental challenges and remove barriers to success.

  • This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate academic fortitude and is pursuing post secondary education

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