Housing, Shelter

Youth Oasis

  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • www.youthoasis.org

Mission Statement

To provide necessary resources and support services to at-risk youth ages 10 to 21 in order that they may transition to become successful citizens in our community.

Main Programs

  1. Basic Center
  2. Transitional Living Program
Service Areas

Self-reported

Louisiana

We serve youth in the entire state of Louisiana.

ruling year

1998

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Ms. Melissa A. Keaster

Keywords

Self-reported

Runaway, homeless, youth, shelter, safety, transition, youth-empowerment, coping skills, independent living skills, responsibility, transitional living, emergency shelter

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EIN

72-1406254

 Number

2959374360

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Temporary Shelter For the Homeless (L41)

Other Youth Development N.E.C. (O99)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Basic Center

We operate a 15-bed emergency shelter for youth ages 10 to 17 who have either been removed from their homes or runaway, usually due to abuse, and or neglect.

Category

Population(s) Served

Female Children and Youth (infants - 19 years)

Budget

Program 2

Transitional Living Program

We run a 10-apartment transitional living program for youth ages 16 to 21 who are on their own, but who do not have the skills to live independently. Most of these youth have aged out of the foster care system or otherwise have found themselves homeless.

Category

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Louisiana

We serve youth in the entire state of Louisiana.

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Youth Oasis
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Youth Oasis

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Melissa A. Keaster

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Eric Lockridge

Kean Miller

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