Sasha Bruce
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Families Reunified


of homeless youth completing our new Family Strengthening Program remain 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 Sasha Bruce programs have enrolled in undergraduate degree programs.

Federal policy recommendations

Eliminating homelessness among youth is a moral imperative, and local communities must roll-up their sleeves to get the job done.  But the federal government must play a significant role, too.  To this end, Chapin Hall has released a comprehensive set of...

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Street Sense to honor Shore

Street Sense Media's annual celebration will include the presentation of an award to Sasha Bruce founder and executive director Deborah Shore for her contributions to ending youth homelessness. To attend the event at The Church of the Epiphany on October 2, click...

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Homeless youth perspectives

Hot off the press from Chapin Hall is its publication, Missed Opportunities in Youth Pathways Through Homelessness. This important report focuses on service and policy enhancements as recommended by homeless youth, themselves. One important conclusion is that...

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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

Samantha's Story




From Dijitbouti, Africa to Capitol Heights, I’m not sure where I’d be without Promise Place….


Dae’Janae Day’s Story

During my first two years of high school, my Grandmother was my inspiration to push forward and make the best grades possible. But in my junior year she passed away

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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