HALO provides housing, healing and education to youth in the greatest need. Its goal is to empower youth to become contributing members of their communities. HALO is a volunteer-driven, grassroots non-profit based in Kansas City, Missouri. HALO serves more than 1,200 youth each year. HALO currently has 21 programs. Internationally, HALO supports youth homes and programs in Uganda, Kenya, Mexico, India, Guatemala and Nicaragua. This includes providing food, water, shelter, clothing, education, art therapy, caretakers, and vocational training or college for youth in the greatest need. Domestically, HALO operates Learning Centers and Homeless Shelters in Kansas City, and Jefferson City, Missouri, and programming in New York, Portland, and Los Angeles.