Welfare Info

Street Outreach Program

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

What is Street Outreach Program?

The Street Outreach Program (SOP) provides outreach services designed to build relationships between outreach workers and street youth. The goal of these efforts is to protect young people from the damaging effects of street life. SOPs are found in various cities across the country. Services include education, outreach, access to emergency shelter, survival aid, counseling, information and referral, crisis intervention, and follow up support.


Street Outreach Program is administered by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for this benefit program, you must be less than 22 years of age and homeless or living in a shelter.

Application Details

What is the application process for Street Outreach Program?

To get help leaving the streets or finding the nearest outreach program in your area, please call 1-800-621-4000.

Contact Info


How to Apply

National Runaway Safeline

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