Bangor center for homeless youth getting federal aid

October 22, 2017

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A nonprofit group in Bangor that serves homeless and at-risk youth will receive nearly $150,000 from the federal government.

Maine Sens. Susan Collins, a Republican, and Angus King, an independent, say the money is coming to Shaw House from the Administration for Children and Families. They say the money will support the Shaw House’s Basic Center Program for homeless and runaway youth and their families.

The senators say the money will help Shaw House’s work to support at-risk children in their transition to adulthood. They also say it will support Shaw House’s status as a resource for youth in rural Maine who need services such as emergency shelter and counseling.

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