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Tom Roshau




Tom Roshau

Tom Roshau

The Salvation Army provides a wide variety of services for youth living in onondaga county.  These services include shelters and counseling for runaway and homeless youth, as well as programs that focus on the mental, physical, and spiritual well being of youth in our community.

Runaway and Homeless Youth Services Include:

Booth House
- Short term housing and support services for runaway and homeless youth, ages 13-17 (those younger than 13 will be determined on a case by case basis)

Barnabas Residential Services
- Short and long term housing and support services for runaway and homeless youth, ages 16-21

Barnabas Outreach Services
- Barnabas Center (educational/recreational), Street Outreach and Case Management, ages 10-21

Transitional Apartments and Parenting Center (TAPC)
- Long-term transitional housing, case management and parenting classes for homeless pregnant and parenting adolescent girls, ages 16-21

State Street Apartments
- Co-ed long-term housing for homeless young adults, diagnosed with mental illness, ages 16 to 25

Each of these programs feature:

  • 24-hour availability, 365 days per year
  • 24-hour crisis hot lines
  • Emergency intervention and long term support
  • Intake and assessment procedures facilitating referrals for health, mental health, substance abuse treatment
  • Educational, social and recreational activities