NEPA Youth Shelter

541 Wyoming Avenue, Scranton PA 18509


After School Teen Drop In Center School Year Hours: Monday - Friday 3 - 9 PM

Executive Director & Founder: Maureen Maher-Gray Life Skills Coach: Donny Yaros

Visit out YouTube Channel to learn more about this organization... One of the programs of the NEPA Youth Shelter is to provide a safe and supervised place to hang out after school for youth ages 14 through high school graduation from all counties in NEPA. The Shelter will provide essentials such as food, clothing, as well as services such as educational support, counseling, and/or preparation for independent living. With a focus on social justice and advocacy, the Shelter will be welcoming to youth from all backgrounds and especially affirming to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) youth, as this population constitutes a high percentage of homeless youth in our area. 2022/2023- seeking volunteers to monitor the rooms, making sure they are enjoying themselves and getting along and helping prepare dinner. Volunteers will need three valid clearances. Within walking distance of the U of S (541 Wyoming Ave) and also on the COLTS bus route. Contact Maureen Maher-Gray at or call 570-909-9671.

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