CENTRE COUNTY YOUTH SERVICE BUREAU; Congressional Record Vol. 161, No. 139
(House of Representatives - September 25, 2015)

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  (Mr. THOMPSON of Pennsylvania asked and was given permission to 
address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)
  Mr. THOMPSON of Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, a few weeks ago, I was 
proud to announce grant funding for the Centre County Youth Services 
Bureau, an organization in my district which operates an emergency 
shelter, assisting youth, ages 12-17, who are homeless, runaways, or at 
risk for either of these conditions due to difficult circumstances at 
home. This grant funding allowed the shelter to continue to operate 24 
hours a day, providing a safe haven for these young men and women.
  The shelter is just one of my initiatives that the Centre County 
Youth Services Bureau is responsible for. The organization, which was 
founded in 1968, also is involved in a variety of community-based, 
family-based, and residential programs intended to improve the lives of 
families across Centre County and the surrounding area.
  Mr. Speaker, I commend the Youth Services Bureau and all the staff in 
taking the initiative to apply for this grant funding, and I know that 
they are going to be able to see the results of this award for years to