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Youth Empowered Society

Opened in 2012, the YES drop-in center serves homeless youth ages 14 to 25, providing counseling, peer support, connections to resources, and a safe place for the youth to meet their basic human needs.  Services provided by YES staff include employment counseling and job placement support; assistance accessing housing; case management; assistance accessing public benefits; and connections to educational programs.  In addition, YES partners with other organizations to provide services on site at the Center, including health care, insurance enrollment, pro bono legal services, GED classes and parenting support..  In FY 2019, the YES Center served 323 unique individuals.  This grant supports the Center's operations. 

Location: 
Baltimore, MD
Year: 
2019
Amount: 
$40,000
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