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Community Minute: Help for homeless youth in D.C.

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Covenant House Washington is a privately funded nonprofit organization responding to the needs of young people who suffer from homelessness, abuse and neglect. Covenant House Washington’s mission is to serve suffering children of the street with absolute respect and unconditional love. Last year alone, Covenant House Washington provided housing and sanctuary to 424 homeless young people and their children through our residential programs. Covenant House Washington operates with an open intake process, no youth in crisis is ever turned away. Covenant House Washington is one of nine partners in the Town Hall Education Arts & Recreation Campus operating in southeast Washington. THEARC is a major community revitalization effort that provides much-needed and much-desired services to children and adults in an attractive, community-friendly environment.

For more information, contact:
Covenant House Washington DC
001 Mississippi Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20020
202-610-9600

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