Youth Services

The Purple Door’s Youth Services offer specific services to children and teenagers to provide a sense of normalcy during their shelter stay. Youth Services are also offered to children and teenagers who do not reside in shelter.

Residential Youth Services:
• Homework assistance
• Parenting support
• Afterschool and weekend activities
• Counseling
• Safety planning

Non-Residential Youth Services:
• Childcare referrals
• Assistance with school relocation
• Youth activities
• Childcare during adult appointments with other staff (call in advance)

No appointment is needed for face-to-face crisis intervention and advocacy services. Please call the 24-hour crisis hotline at 361.881.8888 or 1.800.580.4878 (HURT).