Thanks to SF Weekly for their coverage on Mayor Lee and Supervisor Sheehy’s plan to dedicated $1.54 million toward San Francisco’s homeless youth. Larkin Street will receive a grant of $289,000 to increase services to the LGBTQ youth. The remainder of funds will be dispersed among multiple other programs throughout the city who serve this vulnerable population.
Here’s a short excerpt quoting our team:
“’Since launching the Castro Youth Housing Initiative in 2004, Larkin Street has worked in partnership with other nonprofit providers to ensure wraparound services for LGBTQ youth, who are dramatically overrepresented among those experiencing homelessness and have their own unique needs,” explains Sherilyn Adams, executive director of Larkin Street Youth Services.
For more, check out the article from SF Weekly