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Nexus Youth and Families

Restoring hope, building futures, and strengthening our communities through programs with youth, young adults and families.

Email: info@nexus4kids.org

Phone: 253-939-2202

ARCADIA YOUNG ADULT SHELTER

Whether you're struggling to locate permanent housing, temporarily out of home, or just in need of a safe place to gather... We're here.

Drop-In Shelter

Weekdays

6:30pm to 10:00pm

Ages 12 to 24

253-293-2328

MadisonJa@nexus4kids.org

Open weekdays, our Drop-In shelter allows clients the opportunity to arrive before overnight services. Meals are served, laundry and shower facilities are available, and movies,books, games, and computers are on hand for those who need them.

Hot meals are served during Drop-In shelter hours from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Meals change daily, and information is available on the chalkboard located in the dining area.

Showers are available during Drop-In shelter hours from 6:30pm to 9:30pm, with last call being at 9:15pm. Showers should be limited to 15 minutes per client, and towels, soap, and hair-care items will be provided to clients as needed.

Laundry services are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Clients are limited to one load per week, and laundry soap is provided by the shelter.

If client needs differ from what is outlined, they should call, email, or text staff to inform them of any requests before 10:20pm. Shelter staff may choose to provide additional shower, laundry, and meal services outside allotted times as coverage allows.

Overnight Shelter

Daily

10:00pm to 7:45am

Ages 18 to 24

253-740-7189

MadisonJa@nexus4kids.org

Open daily, our overnight shelter allows clients a safe, comfortable place to sleep and relax during the night. Beds, bed linens, and pillows are provided, and clients are given secure spaces in which to store their belongings. Snacks and water are on hand for clients who were not on-site for Drop-In meal services.

Last call for check in is 10:20pm, after which point no additional clients may enter the facility unless previously arranged with staff. All clients who are not attending Extended shelter are expected to be awake and packed up by 7:30am, and ready to leave the facility by 7:45am.

If client needs differ from what is outlined, they should call, email, or text staff to inform them of any requests before 10:20pm. Shelter staff may choose to provide additional shower, laundry, and meal services outside allotted times as coverage allows.

Extended Shelter 

Weekdays

8:00am to 9:00am

Ages 18 to 24

253-740-7189

MadisonJa@nexus4kids.org

During morning Extended shelter services, clients are provided hot breakfasts, coffee or tea, and the opportunity to relax and socialize before leaving the facility.

Case managers and support staff are on hand to help clients access additional services.

Clients who will be returning to Drop-In or Overnight services in the evening can speak with staff about any additional requests they may have during this time.

If client needs differ from what is outlined, they should call, email, or text staff to inform them of any requests before 10:20pm. Shelter staff may choose to provide additional shower, laundry, and meal services outside allotted times as coverage allows.

PLEASE NOTE - Extended Shelter services are currently inactive. Youth will be expected to exit the facility at the end of overnight shelter services.