Sasha Bruce Youthwork Copes with Budget Reductions despite Rising Homeless Youth


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Sasha Bruce Youthwork, shelter and counsel provider for homeless youth, has been stricken with budget cuts totaling more than $1.1 million within the previous year.

The federal spending cuts were made despite a recent rise in youth homelessness in the District. Community-based programs, like Sasha Bruce Youthwork, offer greater cost efficiency and public safety benefits than juvenile incarceration.


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Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.

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