Kitsap County - Youth Programs

AMERICA'S PROMISE-THE ALLIANCE FOR YOUTH

(703) 684-4500

Website: www.americaspromise.org

 The VFW helps mentor organizations, recruits youth to volunteer at VA Medical Center and Veterans' homes, and recognizes

youth and adult youth leaders for their volunteerism, Call for further information or visit their website

BAINBRIDGE YOUTH SERVICES

(206) 842-9675 or (877) 383-6816

Website: www.bainbridgeyouthservices.org

 Crisis & short term counseling for youth 11-19 years, job programs.  

CAMP FIRE USA

1109A Warren Ave, Bremerton

(360) 377-5513 or (800) 451-2267

Hours: Monday-Thursday by Appointment. Friday 9-3pm

Website: www.campfire-usa.org

 Campfire is a multifaceted organization, They have groups in which children are taught living and self-reliance skills.

A volunteer leader runs these groups. They also teach babysitting, specialized babysitting for the very young and/or DD child,

and other self-reliance skills, ANYONE in the community can attend these classes, Call for class dates, times and location.

They have a program called SPECIAL SITTERS that teaches teenagers to care for children with disabilities. Saturday Club is

where children disabled or not disabled can gather and play with the SPECIAL SITTERS on Saturdays. Scholarships are available.

Children can begin at anytime

COFFEE OASIS

822 Burwell St.

(360) 373-0461

Hours: Friday's 5p.m. -11pm

Every Friday night they have a "teen night". They have games, socializing and DJ's. Ages 13-24 years of age are welcome.

They also offer free food, please call for info.

FRIENDS OF YOUTH COMMUNITY SERVICES-ISSAQUAH

(425) 392-6367

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00pm

Short-term shelter for runaways/homeless youths. Provides substance abuse counseling, individual/group-therapy.

GIRLS AND BOYS TOWN

(800) 448-3000 TDD- (800) 448-1833

Hours: 24 hours

Website: www.girlsandboystown.org

 National Hotline is a 24-hour crisis, resource and referral line. Accredited by the American Association of

Suicidology. Hotline is staffed by trained counselors who can respond to your questions every day of the week.

RUNNING START- OLYMPIC COLLEGE

1600 Chester

(360) 475-7646 or (800) 259-6718 ext. 7646

Hours: Monday-Friday 8-4:30

Website: www.olympic.edu

 For high school juniors and seniors to take college-level course tuition free at OC. Students earn both college

and high school credits. Participant needs to call or visit the Website for more information.

SOUND INSTITUTE

address confidential

(360) 479-8677

Hours: 24 Hours

Temporary residential services for youths (ages 12-17) because of family conflict; Placements screened through

DSHS or for after hour placement call the Crisis Clinic of Kitsap County. Callers cannot "self-admit".

STAND UP FOR KIDS

(360) 286-1502; 1-888-365-4KID; (360) 479-2389

Website: www.standupforkids.org

 The program is designed to empower homeless and at-risk youth toward life-long personal growth through a national

on the streets outreach program. Program is mainly through the alternative Schools and assistance can be requested

at any time for food, clothing, and higene items by calling (360) 286-1502.

TEEN LINE

(877) 345-8336 or (206) 722-4222-Seatte

Hours: 24 hours

Crisis intervention and referral line. They offer peer counseling about a wide array of issues that the youth may

be experiencing.

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA-MENTO RING CHILDREN OF PROMISE

(800) 663-3183

This program is dedicated to providing children of incarcerated parents with long term mentors who can model safe and trusting

relationships, healthy lifestyles and social behavior, increase participation in community activities and increase children's interest

in literacy and education. Call for further information