Huffpost Impact

Restoration Gardens In Baltimore Gives Homeless Youth New Start (VIDEO)

Posted: Updated:
BALTIMORE HOMELESS
Print

For young adults in Baltimore who age out of foster care or find themselves bouncing from one place to another, there's finally a place they can call home.

Restoration Gardens, a new housing unit in the Baltimore area, has been designated specifically for young people 18-24 years old, CBS reports. The former school renovated into an apartment complex marks a new start for young people.

Luther Thompson, 22, has been homeless since he was 18 and says he's hopeful about his new beginning.

"It's a blessing for me because my family lineage shows nothing but struggle, but now I don't have to do that anymore."

Thompson says he'll use this opportunity to show other homeless youth the options they have.

WATCH:

You can help by giving to the National Coalition for the Homeless, which works to end youth homelessness. Click below to donate.

Around the Web

The 2007 Baltimore City Homeless Count

Being Homeless in Baltimore

Welcome to Baltimore Outreach Services

Baltimore Homeless Shelters - Baltimore MD Homeless Shelters ...

Baltimore City Homeless