The YEAH! shelter serves adults who are between the ages of 18 and 24 (until 25th birthday). The shelter is open year round. Please call to check for shelter availability. We do check IDs.
The doors open at 8:00 pm and you'll be asked to sign in. If it's your first visit you'll be given an intake interview which will take about 30 minutes. In the morning, everyone needs to be out of the shelter by 8:00 am.
The shelter capacity is 30 beds. Well-behaved pets are welcome.
YEAH! is located in the Lutheran Church of the Cross at 1744 University Ave (between Grant and McGee) in Berkeley. The office phone number is (510) 704-9867.
If you are under 18, there is a free, year-round shelter operated by DreamCatcher in downtown Oakland. Their phone number is 1-800-379-1114.
YEAH! offers certain services year-round including assistance finding permanent housing, support with education and employment goals, help with drug and alcohol problems, and help getting benefits and dealing with the legal system. If you want more info about these services, call the office at (510) 704-9867.