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We're excited to launch our first Crowdrise fundraising campaign! Please donate and join our team!


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We're excited to launch our first Crowdrise fundraising campaign! Please donate and join our team!


#kickoff2017

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We Are Becoming is dedicated to serving the diverse needs of homeless and disconnected youth in the New York area. We exist to break the bondage of poverty and hopelessness. We are a catalyst for change in the trajectory of a young life.  

Our mission is to serve homeless transition-aged youth by providing a place to call home and a community of belonging with supportive services designed to nurture individual potential, self-acceptance and healthy independent living.

Our vision is to see the compassion of Christ restore hope in young lives.

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Homeless Transition-Aged Youth


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Homeless Transition-Aged Youth


Who Are Homeless Transition-Aged Youth?


The U.S. Department of Education defines homeless youth as youth who “lack a fixed, regular, and nighttime residence,” these individuals are living on their own, without a parent or a guardian, and lacks stable housing increasing their vulnerability for sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, prostitution, or drug abuse.

Transition-aged youth (TAY), 18 to 24 years old, are one of the fastest growing homeless populations and require unique housing and services because they are still developing as young adults and need support until they are able to support themselves, gain life experience, and transition to adulthood.*


Youth Homelessness is unique because young  people

• are physically, emotionally, psychologically, spiritually and socially still developing – they are adults-in-progress with unique strengths and assets
• enter into homelessness with little or no work experience
• are often forced into leaving their education (i.e. junior high and high school) as a result of their homelessness
• experience high levels of criminal victimization, including sexual exploitation
• often enter into homelessness without life skills such as cooking, money management and job searching.*

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About Us


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About Us


We Are Becoming is inspired by the words of Micah 6:8,
 "He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you?
To act justly and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God."