Welcome to The Connection Youth Services

The Connection Youth Services is a program of The Livingston Family Center, a non-profit agency. TCYS works with youth and families in crisis in a variety of ways. All services provided by The Connection Youth Services are fee free.

Mission Statement

“Building positive relationships between youth, their families, and the community”


  • 24/7 Assistance and Referral Phone (866)440-7233
  • Temporary Housing Program (Basic Center) for runaway and homeless youth (ages 11-17)
  • Transitional Living Program for homeless young adults (ages 16-21)
  • Individual and Family Counseling
  • Support Groups
  • Drop-In-Center
  • Street Outreach and Prevention Programs
  • Case Management

Key Values

  • Helping Youth Stay Safe
  • Strengthening Families
  • Assisting parents in raising children who are confident, motivated, responsible, caring, healthy, and happy
  • Treatment with dignity and respect
  • Providing accurate and useful information
  • Assisting youth in developing self-confidence, personal responsibility and integrity, academic, social and physical skills, and the ability to make healthy choices

I have a right to be myself...
I have a right to feel safe…
I have a right to have a home…