New center opens in the Bronx to help young adults facing homelessness

The center focuses on young adults ages 21-26, however they say everyone in need is welcome.

Valerie Ryan

Dec 29, 2023, 1:36 AM

Updated 199 days ago

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The nonprofit Wuawsu Project recently opened a drop-in center in Wakefield to serve young adults facing homelessness. 
The center is located at 4545 White Plains Road. It is open every day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and offers the community help with immediate needs and long-term needs. 
Courtney Smith, service coordinator at the Wuawsu Project Drop-in Center, says they offer free hot meals, showers and clothes along with housing, mental health and job-hunting services. 
The center focuses on young adults ages 21-26, however they say everyone in need is welcome. Smith says they hope to help people change and elevate their lives. 
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