Our Programs for Youth
Youth Services for Homeless Children
Youth Services for Homeless Children serves children from 0 – 18 in Vincent House and Vincent Village. This program focuses on their physical, cognitive, social and emotional development through after school tutoring, educational and enrichment activities, and additional referrals and coordination of services for special needs children.
A specialized on-going literacy program focuses on the importance of reading and engages children daily in literature activities. Partnerships include the Allen County Public Library, Early Childhood Alliance, Three Rivers Literacy Alliance, and Fort Wayne Community Schools.
Youth Services Supporters
Plymouth Congregational Church
Provides for field trips, holiday parties and camps for children in Vincent House and Vincent Village Program.
St. Mary’s Heritage Fund
Provides for quality daycare for parents while they are working on job readiness and self sufficiency programs.
High Quality Childcare
A collaboration between Brightpoint (CANI) and United Way of Allen County provides daycare at no cost to qualified parents living in Vincent House.
Christ Child Society
Provides back packs for all kids entering Vincent House shelter including hygiene supplies, stuffed animal and essentials such as socks and underwear.
Night Night Bags
Provided to infants and toddlers courtesy of Manchester College Initiative.