• Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development


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Mission Statement

Tumbleweed’s vision is that every young person is valued, has a safe place to live, and the support necessary to grow and thrive.


Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development is a private, nonprofit agency founded in 1972 by Soroptimist International of Phoenix to provide emergency shelter and services for runaway and homeless youth. The mission of Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development is to provide a safe space for collaborating with youth and young adults in our community who are vulnerable or experiencing homelessness. These safe spaces will allow access to caring relationships, resources, and programs that offer opportunities for young people to develop their individual potential

Population served: Homeless, abused, abandoned, neglected and at-risk youth ages 12-25 residing in Maricopa County.



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Would you recommend Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development?

by Katherine K. (2014-06-02 20:12:25.0)
If you want to really make a difference, Tumbleweed is the place for you. These teens are hungry for positive adult role models. There is the opportunity to do anything you like - from administrative effort in the office to direct contact with the clients. The drop in centers are always looking for people with special interests (art skills, cooking, etc.) Are you interested in helping with resume writing, GED tutoring, art classes, public speaking, how to interview . . . . We need you! Come and make a difference to these kids.