Arbor Circle’s Street Outreach services are designed to reach youth and young adults experiencing homelessness right where they are. We recognize the challenges they face and strive to provide immediate assistance while building lasting relationships. We aim to be more than just a momentary solution – our goal is to be a constant source of support and care.
To learn more about Arbor Circle’s Street Outreach Program, please contact us via email.
Strengthening Connections with Community and Support Systems
In addition to meeting immediate needs, our dedicated outreach team actively encourages youth to connect with available support systems and other community partners. We understand that the journey towards stability and safety is not a path to be walked alone. Thus, we continually work on facilitating access to resources and fostering a network of care. By strengthening these connections, we hope to equip these young individuals with a wider support system that can aid them in overcoming adversity and working towards their goals.
Our Street Outreach Services include:
Our Street Outreach Specialists
You can find Artemis and Nikki out in the community or at one of their regularly scheduled locations.
Nikki Turek, Street Outreach Specialist
My name is Nikki Turek (she/her) and I am a Street Outreach Specialist with the Street Outreach Program at Arbor Circle. I went to Michigan State University to obtain my Bachelor’s degree in Arts and Humanities, and I am currently a student at Western Michigan University pursuing my Masters in Social Work.
One of the aspects I enjoy about working in Street Outreach is being able to connect with young people and build strong relationships to support them in whatever difficult situation they are navigating.
Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with loved ones playing board games, watching movies, and cooking together. I also spend a lot of time hiking and being in nature.
Artemis Tally, Street Outreach Specialist
My name is Artemis Tally (they/them) and I am a Street Outreach Specialist with the Street Outreach Program at Arbor Circle. Since graduating from Grand Valley State University in 2019, I have worked in the social work field in various organizations.
My favorite part about my position with Street Outreach is that I’m helping young people achieve their goals and collaborating with community partners to ensure youth get the care they deserve.
In my free time, I will probably be either going down vast YouTube rabbit holes or watching the latest series on Netflix. I also enjoy writing and spending quality time with friends.
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