For over 50 years, Huckleberry Youth Programs has partnered with Bay Area teens and families to overcome adversity. Huckleberry strengthens families and empowers young people with services that promote safety in times of crisis, physical and emotional health and well-being, social justice in communities facing inequality, and educational success.
Career Training and College Access
Huckleberry Wellness Academies are college and career access programs in San Francisco and Marin Counties.
Support for Sexually Exploited Youth
The Huckleberry Advocacy & Response Team (HART), provides 24/7 response line services.
Huckleberry Counseling Services
Huckleberry Youth Programs offers family and individual therapy as well as case management.
Huckleberry House Crisis Shelter
SF and Marin Health Care and Education
Juvenile Justice Diversion
Learn more about Project READY and CARC — Huckleberry’s approach to Juvenile Justice Diversion. Learn More
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Why Parents Must Have Empathy for Teens During the COVID-19 Pandemic "Frustration and loss can drive teens to act-out. Feeling like their independence is being taken away may propel some youth to reclaim their independence assertively." https://parentandteen.com/empathy-covid-19/?fbclid=IwAR1Tri6RUQIkKS6mi5fLqOSCyhCXCNnZv-DaQe9Q3nzB3l0-YT9KJmPxQoo
"UC Berkeley’s Basic Needs Center, a department that connects students to food and housing resources, defined housing insecurity as the inability to pay housing costs, needing to move frequently - a stressful situation which is compounded by the pandemic." https://alumni.berkeley.edu/california-magazine/just-in/2020-05-11/housing-insecure-students-face-uncertain-future?fbclid=IwAR2JfF3OXcjKWM2KsS4Qx--VOGxlM0LsyfYeoC89pQSSSmxED-8mTAQDZ-U
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Why Parents Must Have Empathy for Teens During the COVID-19 Pandemic, from The Center for Parent & Teen Communciation
"Frustration and loss can drive teens to act-out. Feeling like their independence is being taken away may propel some youth to reclaim their independence assertively. It’s easier to be empathetic when you consider that their behavior is a reaction to restrictions that interfere with their developmental need to push limits and expand horizons."
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