Sasha Bruce

Resources for Youth

If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, we're here to help

If you or a friend are a young person and are homeless or recently ran away, Sasha Bruce is here to help. Our caring staff are here to speak with you about your options in a judgement-free zone. Take a look at some of the services available to youth.

If you are a young person in crisis and need to speak to someone, please call our 24-hour Hotline at (202) 547-7777

Drop-In Center

The Drop-In Center is a safe space for youth under 25 to access emergency services during this epidemic. At the center you will have access to:

  • Meal Services
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Showers
  • Counseling Services
Barracks Row Drop-In Center
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8am – 6pm
Friday 8am – 4pm;
Closed Wednesday

741 8th Street SE
Washington, DC 20003

Hours of operation may change without notice.

Check this page and our social media channels for the latest information.

The Bruce House

The Bruce House is DC’s only short-term shelter for young people, Sasha Bruce House is open 24-hours a day and serves youth ages 11-17. Our home provides youth with a safe space to stay and works closely with you to find stable housing. If you are under 18 and in need of a safe home, call our emergency line at (202) 547-7777.

The Bruce House
Open 24/7
1022 Maryland Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002

Other Emergency Services

National Runaway Safeline

If you or a friend know someone who is a runaway, homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, call the National Runaway Safeline at (800)786-2929.

Suicide Lifeline

Struggling with feelings of depression or suicide? Know someone who is? The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7. Call (800) 273-8255.

National Human Trafficking Hotline

No one should have to choose between going hungry or selling themselves. If there’s anyone in your life who may be a victim of trafficking, call (888) 373-7888.