Intervention Programs

Intervention Programs

Provide tools, resources, and guidance for vulnerable youth to help keep them out of the court system and prevent gang involvement. • Second Round Boxing • SCORE (Education) • Community
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Crisis & Homeless Services

Crisis & Homeless Services

Provide a lifeline to stability and security for youth who have run away, find themselves homeless, or are experiencing crisis. • Wrenn House • Outreach Center • Transition in Place
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Our Volunteers

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Our volunteer program is extremely rewarding and fulfilling!  We would like to speak with you today to see how your skills can best help our youth.

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Haven House

Our Mission & History

Mission Statement: Haven House Services strengthens youth and young adults through effective programs, advocacy and community mobilization.

Haven House Services was founded in 1973 to provide community-based services to at-risk youth and their families in Wake County.

Haven House Services grew out of an incident in 1972 that illuminated the gaps in services for struggling young people in the community.


Rev. Al Dimmock, a local pastor, was volunteering in juvenile court when the court faced the case of a young girl who could not go home, was not appropriate for training school, and had no other options.

This case compelled Rev. Dimmock to create a place of refuge for young people experiencing difficult circumstances. This place became Haven House Services, which was incorporated in 1973. Initially a group home for girls, a group home for boys followed in December 1975.

Who do you serve?

  • We  typically serve youth ages 10-23 and their families.

What are the Services that you provide?

  • Haven House Services provides support to youth and their families demonstrating needs in the following areas:  Youth in Crisis/ Crisis and Homeless Services, Court Involved Youth, Youth with Challenging behavior and Family Issues, Gang Involved youth
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Is Haven House Services a House?

  •  Haven House Services provides a wide range of services for Wake County youth that are delivered through a number of our physical sites, as well as in the homes and communities where youth live.  One of those programs is Wrenn House, a crisis shelter that provides short term intervention for youth who are in crisis and/or for families in need of respite.   Have House Services no longer offers group home services.

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Chatham County North Carolina - Supports Haven House