The Youth Action Committee provides guidance and policy recommendations on the implementation, administration and oversight of services impacting youth - especially those aged 18 to 24 - who are experiencing homelessness and at risk of homelessness.  Their work includes:

  • Guiding ongoing planning of homeless youth services including strategic planning to prevent and end youth homelessness.
  • Providing a youth voice in decision-making within the CoC.
  • Developing and overseeing implementation of strategies to serve youth experiencing homelessness more effectively throughout the CoC.
  • Assist in the development and design of applications for funding for youth homelessness projects
  • Integrating youth input throughout the CoC and coordinating youth focused activities with other committees, work groups, the HMIS Lead, and the Collaborative Applicant.
  • Overseeing the activities of the Homeless Youth Subcommittee.

Committee Minutes

Meeting Calendar

Youth Action Committee meetings are held at 60 W. Alameda St. Tucson, AZ 85701 (Lohse Family YMCA)

Apr
9
Thu
Youth Action Committee @ Youth On Their Own 1660 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85716
Apr 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Apr
23
Thu
Youth Action Committee @ Youth On Their Own 1660 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85716
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
May
14
Thu
Youth Action Committee @ Youth On Their Own 1660 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85716
May 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
May
28
Thu
Youth Action Committee @ Youth On Their Own 1660 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85716
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Jun
11
Thu
Youth Action Committee @ Youth On Their Own 1660 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85716
Jun 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Jun
25
Thu
Youth Action Committee @ Youth On Their Own 1660 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85716
Jun 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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Operation Deep Freeze (ODF) is CURRENTLY OFF 

Operation Deep Freeze (ODF) is Tucson's winter severe-weather emergency shelter for people experiencing homelessness. ODF goes into effect when weather predictions are for overnight temperatures of 40°F or lower with rain, 35°F or lower without rain, or when wind chill factors indicate a health hazard from exposure. You do not need an ID or a TB card to participate in ODF.

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