Resources for YouthIf 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
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8am – 6pm
Friday 8am – 4pm;
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
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.
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.