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Mission Statement

 

Guiding by the principles of harm reduction, youth development and empowerment, New Alternatives increases the self-sufficiency of homeless LGBTQ youth to enable them to go beyond the shelter system and transition to stable adult lives.We accomplish this by providing case management, community organizing, life skills groups, community-building recreational activities and supported employment opportunities.

 
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Mission Statement

Created in 2008, the mission of New Alternatives is to increase the self-sufficiency of homeless LGBT youth and to enable them to transition out of the shelter system and into stable adult lives. We do this by providing case management, education services, life skills training, community-building recreational activities, opportunities for self-expression, and support services for HIV+ youth. Our guiding principles are those of harm reduction, youth development, and empowerment.