Youth Rescue Staff are available day and evening to work with runaway, homeless and couch surfing youth, ages 12-21 in schools, Interface offices, police departments or mutually agreed upon locations. Youth Rescue Staff provide assistance in the following areas:
- Street Outreach
- Crisis Intervention
- Case Management and After Care
- Family Mediation
- Emancipation Information
- Life Skills and Youth Development Activities
- Shelter Assessment
Juvenile Probation Early Intervention Services
Staff offer Diversion classes to youth referred by Ventura County Probation Agency. The program targets youth that have received first time and/or low level citations. Diversion Classes include violence prevention, graffiti prevention, substance abuse and petty theft.
Coping with teen problems can be very stressful. Interface can provide resources and referrals to programs and community organizations. Please contact our Youth Rescue Line for further information and assistance during business hours, Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm.
Triple P - Positive Parenting Program
Triple P helps build positive behaviors in children and teens, confidence in parents, and community support for families. This program offers strategies to help parents build positive relationships, respond to misbehavior with confidence and practice self care.
For more information on Triple P services, please contact 805-485-6114, Ext. 662
Youth Rescue Line
24 hours/7 days a week
Interface's Youth Rescue Line provides help to youth facing difficult situations. Staff offer guidance and support to youth who have runaway from home, are homeless, couch surfing on the street or in crisis situations. Staff will listen, offer support and resources to help youth and families resolve conflict.
Runaway and homeless youth needing access to shelter services may contact our youth rescue line for assistance.
Who Can Call?
Youth, family members, law enforcement, schools and community agencies.