Homelessness committee working on finding new shelter locations

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Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014 9:48 am

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Members of Sarasota's homeless committee met Thursday to get an update on steps being made to curb the problem.

Committee members discussed a homeless shelter project the county and city has been working on. The group reviewed potential locations for a new shelter throughout the county.

Recently, the city and county rejected three potential locations.

A shelter is just the first step in a 12-step plan homelessness expert Dr.Robert Marbut recommended.

The committee is now looking at new sites in unincorporated Sarasota County.

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1 comment:

  • JRedding posted at 6:12 pm on Mon, Jul 14, 2014.

    JRedding Posts: 20

    Sarasota may want to look at Jacksonville. They have had success working with the 100,000 Homes for the Homeless Campaign and an organization called Community Solutions.

     

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