Archive for August 8, 2009

One of the biggest challenges faced by any community when addressing homelessness is where to locate homeless support services organizations and agencies.

While, some may feel sympathetic to the homeless and agree there is a need to help them, no one seems to be willing to have the facilities placed in their neighborhoods.

Reasons range far and wide for folks being opposed to the building or expanding of homeless services facilities. However, it all comes down to the perception of how it will impact the surrounding area.   (more…)