Basic Center Program

“Cascade Youth and Family Center was more than helpful and compassionate concerning our situation, and was very proactive in keeping my daughter safe.”
-Parent of a runaway youth

Who we serve

The Basic Center Program serves young people ages 11 – 17 from Central Oregon who are currently or at-risk of running away. Youth receive emergency shelter in a home or shelter setting for up to 21 days.

Services include 

  •  mediation with youth and families
  •  24-hour toll-free crisis hotline
  •  shelter-care in a certified host home or at our shelter
  •  case management
  •  advocacy
  •  crisis intervention and support counseling
  •  standardized intake and assessment
  •  data collection and analysis
  •  area-wide services coordination referral and information

 All services are free, confidential and voluntary.