Sacramento plans to open its first homeless shelter for LGBTQ youth in this neighborhood

There are likely more than 100 LGBTQ homeless young people in Sacramento County, experts say, but no shelter that focuses specifically on their needs. That’s expected to change this summer. Sacramento’s first homeless shelter for LGBTQ youth, a 12-bed facility in a midtown house at the corner of 21st and P streets, is planned to open early this summer, said David Heitstuman, executive director of the Sacramento LGBT Community Center, which will operate the shelter.

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