November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month

November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month

In 2007, Congress established November as National Homeless Youth Awareness Month.

For over 48 years, Bridge Over Troubled Waters (Bridge) has been Boston’s foremost agency providing crucial programs and services for homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth.

Last year over 40,000 teenagers and young adults under age 25 were experiencing homelessness nationwide. Bridge serves 2,000 homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth each year.

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2018 National RHY Grantees Training: Bridge Over Troubled Waters participates

2018 National RHY Grantees Training: Bridge Over Troubled Waters participates

Hosted by the Administration for Children & Families, this conference convened key stakeholders to learn about emerging best practices in providing effective services to homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth.

Executive Director Elisabeth Jackson, and Director of Programs Peter Ducharme attended the 2018 conference in Austin, Texas. Bridge had successfully submitted a poster, which highlighted our innovative approach to case management, and Elisabeth Jackson spoke on a panel.

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PRESS RELEASE: Bridge launches app - the first of its kind in Massachusetts

PRESS RELEASE: Bridge launches app - the first of its kind in Massachusetts

Bridge Over Troubled Waters launches app - the first of its kind in Massachusetts

Boston—October 26, 2018— For years, Bridge Over Troubled Waters (Bridge) has been providing youth with a paper-based street survival guide. Now, Bridge has launched a free, downloadable app which provides critical information for youth experiencing homelessness.

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