The YAC (Youth Access Center) is a Safe Place where youth can go to talk, get information, and begin a process to get help fast! The YAC is here for victimized, homeless, and at-risk youth ages 17-24 years old.

Services include the following:

Basic Needs – Food, personal hygiene items, laundry facilities

Housing РAccess to emergency shelter (based on age), Transitional Housing and Rapid Rehousing Services

Life Skills – One-on-one life skills instruction and application assistance

Computers – check email, job search, etc.

Counseling – as requested

The YAC is open Tuesday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

The Youth Access Center is located at 315 N. 5th Street, Monroe, LA 71203