For 18- to 24-year-old former foster kids who land on the streets, in 2003, Larkin Street created the Larkin Extended Aftercare for Supported Emancipation (LEASE) Program. The LEASE Program is not a homeless youth shelter but instead the program places at- risk youth in their own apartments while providing wrap-around support in the form of counseling, employment training, referrals, and case management to ensure that emancipated youth develop the skills and resources to retain stable housing in the long-term.

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