We Exist to Help Teens in Crisis

Every teen who enters our doors has the weight of the world on their shoulders and a story that seems unbearable.  Youth who are homeless or unable to safely remain in their homes can count on Daybreak to provide safe, comfortable, effective services.

We proudly serve the LGBTQ Community

These services include:


Safe, temporary shelter for youth ages 11-18 in a home-like atmosphere

Along with food, clothing, and transportation to school

Crisis Line

24-hour telephone line providing information and referrals

Crisis Counseling


Public speaking and in-service training for organizations, clubs, schools, and churches

Information and referrals for parents, teachers, and community members


Transportation to and from school during their stay at Daybreak

Tutors to ensure school work doesn’t add to their stress

Assistance in beginning or maintaining educational services

Recreation and enrichment activities

Support & Case Management

Preliminary Health Assessment

Psychosocial Assessment

Individual, Group, and Family Counseling

Information and referrals to other community resources

Guidance and encouragement to youth in their efforts to make constructive and positive decisions regarding their lives

Encouraging the resolution of family conflicts through counseling and referrals, when safe and appropriate

Reuniting young people with their families, or when it is not possible, arranging placement to the most appropriate, safe housing available

Independent living skills

Support for youth struggling with peer relationships, bullying, and other barriers to stability

Safe Home-like Environment


Our mission is to help individuals and families build better lives and a stronger community.

Our vision is to be recognized and respected as a leading community and family service agency that is distinguished by its unique ability to provide comprehensive, easily accessible and timely services.

Daybreak Youth Crisis Center is a program of COMPASS Family & Community Services.

Administrative Office:
535 Marmion Ave
Youngstown, OH 44502

(330) 782-5664