WaveCREST Shelter

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Children's Home Society of Florida
4520 Selvitz Road
Fort Pierce, Florida 34981

Phone: 772-460-9752
Toll Free Phone: 800-881-8855
Fax: 772-460-9756
TDD Phone:

Website: www.chsfl.org

Program Description

Provides emergency shelter, counseling and basic necessities to youth ages 10 to 17 who are in crisis. May also serve as an immediate short-term safe haven for children and teens in foster care.---- Incorporates both the following: National Safe Place Program and Street Outreach Program. The Street Outreach program is for 14-21 year olds.

Services Available Through This Program

Abuse Prevention- Child , Abuse Prevention- Domestic Violence , Emergency Services- Shelter , Safety

Hours of Operation

Eligibility Requirements and Important Information

Wave C.R.E.S.T. can provide shelter for up to 6 boys and 6 girls at a time, with an average stay of 10 days-up to 30 days. No current involvement with DCF or Department of Juvenile Justice.

Availability and Fees
Current Wait List: 
Handicapped Access: 
Accepts Medicaid: 
Accepts Medicare: 
Accepts Private Insurance: 
Financial Assistance Available?: 
Sliding Scale: 

Other Fee Information

There are no fees for this service.

Other Useful Information

This safe housing and crisis intervention service for youth in at risk situations includes a therapeutic milieu incorporating individual, group and family counseling, behavior management and educational services.

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