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What We Do

For more than 25 years, Homespace Corporation has been succesfully helping youth (ages 14-21) to forge a better life for themselves and their children.

 

Admission and Referral Forms

For admission and referrals to our Second Chance Home or Next Step programs, contact Barbara Stoehr at 716-235-1588.

For admission and referrals to our SILP or Community SILP programs, contact Genevieve Gibson at (716) 970-4198.

Or complete our intake application by clicking "Apply Now".

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Second Chance Home

Provides parenting young mothers between the ages of 14-21 with a safe, supportive home to raise their children while working towards their goals related to permanency, self-sufficiency and parenting. To view our Fact Sheet click here.

Second Chance Home Handbook


Next Step

Next Step is an Agency Operating Boarding Home for female youth ages 14 to 21 that provides more intense independent living skills for those stepping down from residential care. This program allows for safety, structure and support prior to foster youth moving into a supervised independent living program. To view our Fact Sheet click here.

Next Step Handbook


Supervised Independent Living Program (SILP)

Supportive apartment program for 17-21 year old pregnant, parenting or single youth in the Foster Care system. Our program focuses on using the Trauma Informed Care Model to embrace the needs of our youth and deliver services that are based on trust, safety, choice, empowerment, and collaboration. To view our Fact Sheet click here.

SILP Resident Handbook


Community Supervised Independent Living Program (COMM SILP)

Our community independent living program is an option for youth who have “graduated” from our residential programs. Youth in this program choose an approved apartment anywhere in Erie or Niagara County and Homespace pays their rent and utilities until they are 21 years old. At that time they take over the lease and remain in the apartment as an adult. 

Community SILP Resident Handbook


Young Parent Resource & Empowerment Program (Y-PREP)

Young Parent Resource & Empowerment Program (Y-PREP) is a community-based program that supports at-risk young mothers and fathers aged 14 to 22. For admission and referral please contact Genevieve Gibson at (716) 970-4198.

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