ERIC Number: ED110879
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Runaway House: A Youth-Run Service Project.
Butler, Dodie; And Others
This booklet describes Special Approaches in Juvenile Assistance (SAJA), a nonprofit corporation that consists of: (1) the Runaway House, a temporary shelter and counseling program for people under the age of 18 who have run away from home; (2) two foster group homes in which the workers and young people share responsibility for cooking, cleaning and all decisions that relate to the house; (3) a Job-finding Cooperative that provides a free alternative to regular employment agencies; (4) a free school, and (5) several associated projects; including a farm, a people's law institute, housing co-op, etc. This booklet discusses the history, organization, funding, staffing, clientele, and services provided by SAJA. (RWP)
Descriptors: Delinquency, Foster Homes, Guidance Centers, Parent Child Relationship, Program Descriptions, Runaways, School Counseling, Voluntary Agencies, Youth, Youth Agencies
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD. Center for Studies of Child and Family Mental Health.; Special Approaches in Juvenile Assistance, Washington, DC.