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November 06, 2013
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Anchor House Awarded $105,745 Federal Grant to Support Outreach for At-Risk Homeless Youth

"U.S. Rep. Rush Holt visited Anchor House this morning to announce a $105,745 federal grant to support the organization’s outreach programs for at-risk and homeless youth in the city.,"as reported by Krystal Knapp of Planet Princeton.

"The grant, provided through the Administration for Children and Families Family and Youth Services Bureau of the Department of Health and Human Services, will support Anchor Link – Anchor House’s street outreach program, which is headquartered on South Broad Street in Trenton. The program provides crisis intervention, counseling, assistance with job searches, linkages for shelter services or assistance locating safe living arrangements, referrals to community programs, advocacy, life skills education, and transportation."

"Holt wrote a letter of support in July 2013 urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide the grant to Anchor House."

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