Sasha Bruce
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Help End Youth Homelessness

Families Stabilized


of nearly 250 runaway youth entering Sasha Bruce shelters reunited with strengthened families.

Youth Safely Housed


of homeless youth admitted to our Re*Generation House exited to stable or permanent housing.

Youth Prepared for Careers


young people in our Workforce Development Program learned valuable construction skills as they renovated our Independent Living Program creating 4 new apartments for homeless youth.

Homeless Youth Count Reveals Hidden Problem

Media Alert – for immediate release Contact: Deborah Shore, 202-437-5584, HOMELESS YOUTH COUNT REVEALS HIDDEN PROBLEM   WASHINGTON (November 15, 2017) — Sasha Bruce Youthwork leads the campaign to prevent youth homelessness in the nation’s...

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Homeless Youth Flock to Monday Night Drop In Center

Monday nights in the district are special to our young people, staff and members of the First Congregational United Church of Christ. Sasha Bruce Youthwork, the Downtown D.C. Business Improvement District (BID) and the First Congregational United Church of Christ came...

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Sasha Bruce in the news

Our newest program to offer a safe place for missing teens and to reunite them with strengthened families is the topic in Mandy McLaren’s piece in Sunday’s Washington...

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Pillars of Opportunity

Safe Homes

SBY operates multiple residential facilities, all of which offer counseling and classes that can lead young people back to a more stable and supportive family situation, or on a path to independence and self-sufficiency.

Life Skills

SBY builds young people’s life skills by focusing on communication, daily living, work/study skills, home life, self-care, social relationships, and housing/money management. Community engagement to promote stable families, parenting education, and health and wellness education are important aspects of our life skills development programming.

Workforce & Education

SBY provides tangible educational and workforce development opportunities including mentoring, academic support, vocational training, career planning and job placement to help young people stay focused on the future.

“For over 40 years, our professional staff has used comprehensive, competency-based approaches to offer youth and their families shelter, counseling, lifeskills and positive development experiences.”

Stories of Hope

Vernon's Story

Without Sasha Bruce Independent Living Program, I’d be homeless. Sasha Bruce has given me the…

From Youth-Led to College

My name is Donnell Butler and I have been with Youth-Led for two years. I have had some fun times…

Maria Strives to Give Back

Maria’s hope is to become a counselor one day so that she can help other to learn from her own life…

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