TEXAS – Nonprofit’s Plans to Help Frisco Teens on Hold

NBCDFW.COM: Nonprofit’s Plans to Help Frisco Teens on Hold
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By Catherine Ross

A Collin County nonprofit says its plan to help homeless teens in Frisco has hit a snag. City House works to curb young adult homelessness in Collin County, operating in Plano for 26 years. “When you think about Frisco and these affluent areas, you don’t think of homelessness. But it does exist,” said Rob Scichili, director of marketing and communications for City House. “What we are is a normal place with normal kids that blend into the neighborhood, and they won’t notice a difference.”

Using grant money and volunteer efforts, City House purchased and renovated a five-bedroom home in Frisco in the Plantation Resort neighborhood. The plan was to expand efforts to help homeless Frisco teens through a transitional living program, which is voluntary and based on applications for young people ages 18-22. The young adults are required to attend school or work while in the program, which offers counseling and life skills resources. Read more:

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