Drop-in center for homeless good first step toward emergency shelter

Posted: December 5, 2013 in COMMUNITY

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December 1, 2013

People who are homeless in Lake County are truly homeless in every sense of the word.

In places such as Orlando, those who have nowhere to lay their head at night can go to a shelter where — provided they don’t bring alcohol, drugs or weapons — they can spend the night and get a decent meal.

Precisely zero emergency shelters exist in Lake.

Now, however, a coalition of folks here is working to establish what’s called a drop-in center for the homeless. Hopefully, it will be a first step toward a badly needed shelter. CONTINUE READING…

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