The Vermont Coalition for Runaway and Homeless Youth Program at VAC provides a variety of crisis based services including, mediation, coordination, life skills, referral and general case management. Youth, ages 12 to 21, who are on their own or at risk of losing their ‘home” for any reason are eligible. This program provides after hours, on call services and short term shelter placement for youth up to age 17. Once in the program shelter can be provided, if the youth is willing, in the home of a host family for up to 14 days. Coordination of relevant resources can be utilized through the program.