Current Donation Policy

At this time, Second Story can only accept NEW, unused items. Please see our Immediate Needs page for a list of current needs. Thank you.

Residential Support

Our residential programs provide housing, counseling, and life skills support for teenagers experiencing crisis and young people experiencing homelessness, including pregnant and parenting young women and their children.

Community-Based Support

Our community-based programs provide after-school homework help, life skills support, and safe havens for 2nd-12th graders in vulnerable communities, as well as drop-in support for their families.



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Jim’s Story

When “Jim” found himself at a critical turning point in his young life, he entered Second Story for Homeless Youth. Learn how the support from our program allowed him to grow and thrive while in school.



Kelsey’s story has some of the lowest lows we’ve heard yet as well as one of the most relatable closings. We hear her story, and we also talk about what goes unnoticed and unsaid about youth in crisis.

Open Door

Join Our Staff on Zoom

Learn about issues faced by youth experiencing homelessness and other crises, hear more about our programs, and find out how you can help.

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