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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.

The changing face of homelessness

“Our findings probably challenge the images of homelessness. Homelessness is young,” Morton said. “It’s more common than people expect and it’s largely hidden.” Matthew Morton, the Principal Investigator for the Voices of Youth Count, discusses the important...

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2017 – The Year in Review

Many thanks to thank our board of directors, staff, volunteers and donors, all of whom have contributed to safe homes for youth with nowhere else to turn.  Check out our finances and the outcomes of our work through our Sasha Bruce Annual Report 2017 - hot off the...

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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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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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