Programs


The Robert E. Lehton Children’s Shelter

Crosswinds’ shelter offers a welcoming, homelike setting for children and teens in need of emergency residential care.

Community Counseling

Counselors in this community-based program work with young people and their families to find solutions to issues.

Juvenile Assessment Center Services

The JAC’s principal goal is to ensure that all referred Brevard County youth in need of services, including those who are arrested and those at risk of delinquency, receive a comprehensive assessment and services.

Civil Citation

Civil Citation is an innovative alternative to arrest for youth with certain misdemeanor offenses that holds them accountable for their actions, while offering counseling and other timely services youth and their families need.

Paws Program

Youth will learn improved reading and communication skills and, most importantly, relationship-building skills in a loving, safe environment.

Transitional Living Program (TLP)

The TLP is a comprehensive program offering housing and supportive services to homeless young people ages 16-21.

Independent Living Services

Youth who are aging out of foster care are assisted in making a successful transition to independent adulthood.

Street Outreach Program

Street Outreach targets the needs of runaway, homeless and at-risk youth by providing services on the streets of Brevard County.

Project Safe Place

To get immediate help, young people can enter one of over 100 community centers and businesses that are designated Safe Place sites.