Resources

Oak Tree Youth Resources provides youth the opportunity to receive employment seeking assistance, educational information, life skills support, and other supportive services through trauma-informed care for youth ages 12-24 years. Oak Tree Youth Resources offers a chance for young people to have a caring person to walk alongside them as they move towards the goals they would like to achieve.

We can help you access resources available in your area…

-related to youth pregnancy, parenting skills to pregnant or parenting teens to become a more effective parent
-re-entering or finishing high school or GED
-seeking college or trade school opportunities, direction on applications and scholarships
-learning resume writing, job skills, job seeking, job application and job attainment
-obtaining ID’s and birth certificate, help with the process to set up Medicaid and obtain disability services
-finding mental health and wellness professionals

McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 2001

Definitions of “homeless children and youth”(according to the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 2001 – Title X, Part C, of the No Child Left Behind Act – Sec 725)

individuals who lack a fixed, regular and adequate night time residence, and includes-

children and youth who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reason; are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters; are abandoned in hospitals; or are awaiting foster care placement;

children and youth who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings;

children and youth who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings; and migratory children…who qualify as homeless for the purposes of this subtitle because the children are living in circumstances described in clauses (i) through (iii)

Public schools are required to work with young people who are registered under the McKinney-Vento Act. Contact us or your school counselor to qualify and be registered.

Contact us for more information.

Contact Us

Oak Tree Youth Resources at oaktreedurango@gmail.com
Call or text 970-335-9667


Mailing Address: PO Box 3105, Durango, CO 81302


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