Youth Services offer youth and their families several alternatives for sorting out different problems they may be facing. Youth Services include a 24-hour crisis line, free counseling, Pete's Place Youth Shelter, Host Homes for Youth, and a Transitional Living Program to provide various types of support. Follow the links below to learn more . If you have questions, please give us a call. We're here to help.
Worried about getting to us? Don't! We'll come to you. Youth Services Counselors offer services in schools, community centers, and other places throughout our communities. Let us know what works best for you!
Get in Touch:
231-922-4800 (24 hours)
231-480-0292 (text Monday – Friday 11am-3pm)
Third Level is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Call or stop by anytime to talk with us!
Our Youth Services:
Pete's Place is a voluntary, safe shelter in Traverse City for all youth ages 12 through 17. Attached to but separate from the Goodwill Inn, Pete's Place gives you somewhere to stay when it's too hard to be home. Click here to learn more.
Third Level provides Outreach & Supportive Services to youth, ages 12-20, and their families. We offer free counseling, referrals to community resources, and more. Click here for more info.
Host Homes provides a safe place for youth to call their own, and guidance for those willing and able to host a youth in their homes long-term. Click here to learn more.
Help is available for many challenges you may be facing. Click here to learn more about resources at CFS, Third Level, and through our community partners.
The Transitional Living Program (TLP) helps youth learn independent living skills that can be used to navigate the adult world in which we live. Click here to learn more.
Text Third Level provides crisis and suicide prevention services via text Monday-Friday from 11am-3pm by texting (231) 480-0292. Click here to learn more.
Crisis Services are available to people of all ages 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone or in-person. If you need someone to talk with, call us anytime (231) 922-4800 or (800) 442-7315. Click here to learn more.
Youth Services are generously supported by the United Way of Northwest Michigan. Thank you!