A halfway home for teenagers in Staunton is shutting down.
Anyone who was still staying at the Abraxas House has already left. Staff members will turn over the keys to the landlord any day now.
The Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice cites decreasing need for the facility along with the fact that there are stronger prevention programs available for minors.
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