Providing shelter to homeless youth in Berkeley, California and the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area since 2002 pbj for homeless youth toothbrush for homeless youth socks for homeless youth place to sleep for homeless youth pets for homeless youth

Youth Engagement, Advocacy and Housing

Berkeley, California

is a community of local citizens, students, working and retired people, and social service professionals addressing the issues of youth homelessness.

YEAH! helps youth set goals and create lives they want. We believe that the co-creation of community with young people is one of the most transformational ways to achieve our goals.

Our leadership team


Jaclyn Grant, MSW
Executive Director

Monique Mack
Wellness Support Manager

Jamelia Turner
Assistant Shelter Manager

Maggie Tuazon
Housing Support & Outreach Specialist

Bianca Bryant
Volunteer Program Coordinator

Board Members

Susan Halpern, MSW (Founding Board Member)

Natalie Leimkuhler, MA, Secretary (Founding Board Member)

Elisa Della-Piana, JD, Board Chair

Mary Gilg, JD, Board Secretary

Maxim Schrogin, Board Treasurer

Robert Ayasse, LCSW, PPSC

Midhun Joseph, MA

Joseph Sanousi

Alexandra Gross

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