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(45.5242,-122.658)
 

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Mission Statement

Founded in 1976, Harry's Mother provides comprehensive 24-hour crisis intervention, emergency shelter and individual and family counseling to runaway youth, ages 9 to 17, and their families in the Portland Metropolitan area.

Operating a crisis intervention/counseling center and a confidential 12-bed shelter called Garfield House, Harry's Mother serves over 500 runaway and homeless youth and their families each year. A 24-hour Youth and Family Help Line provides immediate assistance, information and referral to 5,000 callers yearly.

A national "best practice" model for Positive Youth Development, Harry's Mother has been the federally designated Basic Center program in Multnomah County since its inception.

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Harry's Mother is a non-profit crisis and transitional shelter for adolescent youths, run by the Janus Youth Program. At the Harry's Mother the youth and staff work together to create positive change, both in the community and individually. We encourage and assist each client with making positive changes in their lives.

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http://jyp.org

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