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The Key Youth Center
A Community Partnership to End Youth Homelessness in Lincoln County

Ending Youth Homelessness in Troy, Winfield, Elsberry and Silex

THE KEY Youth Center is a community-driven, community-funded and a community-managed project established to serve homeless youth in Lincoln County, including all four county school districts (Troy, Winfield, Elsberry and Silex).

homeless teens Troy

When completed, THE KEY will have capacity to provide safe shelter and support services for up to 14 youth who are at-risk of, or meet the criteria for, homelessness. THE KEY Youth Center will effectively open doors to educational advancement, viable employment and community integration by providing sustainable housing with individualized support services, such as, but not limited to, mental health care, life-skills coaching, and more.


homeless teens Winfield

Construction is currently underway for the youth center in Troy, Missouri. THE KEY is seeking donors to help us achieve our mission of ending youth homelessness in Lincoln County.


Homeless youth face numerous issues because of their age and lack of safe housing, including:


Please consider joining our efforts to end youth homelessness today by supporting THE KEY Youth, Inc.