Emergency Shelter

Act Together Emergency Shelter

Act Together is an emergency shelter for male, female, and gender-nonconforming youth ages 11 to 17 who have run away, are experiencing a family crisis, are the victims of abuse or neglect, or are experiencing homelessness for other reasons.  The maximum stay is 21 days, and referrals can be made 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

While at Act Together, youth receive safe housing in addition to medical, psychological, and educational supports in a home-like environment. The youth attend public school, most often the school they were currently attending, and participate in a wide variety of both on and off-campus recreational, cultural, and social activities.

With a long history of serving the LGBTQIA community, we are the proud recipient of several grants from the Guilford Green Foundation, a local organization whose mission is to promote diversity and inclusiveness throughout the gay and lesbian community in greater Guilford County.

Act Together is the only emergency shelter for youth in Guilford County.  During its 39 year history, Act Together has received over 20,000 referrals and served over 7,817 youth.

Get help now

Free emergency housing for male, female, and gender-nonconforming youth who need temporary safe shelter. If you are a teen in need of help, visit our Greensboro facility at 1601 Huffine Mill Road and we will be happy to help you, free of charge.

There is no cost for youth to take advantage of Act Together.

Contact Us




act_together@ youthfocus.org

Make a Referral

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