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 • Community Alternatives Program •
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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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Haven House

Our Mission & History

Mission Statement: Haven House Services helps youth be safe, supported and successful.

Haven House Services is the place where youth who need help find it. Founded in 1973, Haven House operates 11 programs that help more than 1,200 youth in need each year overcome their challenges and find a path to success. Whether they are experiencing homelessness, a crisis at home or school, gang involvement, or problems involving the juvenile justice system, we help youth identify their goals, connect with needed resources, and build skills needed for long-term success.

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?

  • Each of our programs serves a specific age range. Across all programs, the range is youth ages 6-23 and their families. The majority of youth that we serve are 11-17 years old.

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 behaviors 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.   Haven House Services no longer offers group home services.

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