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Local homeless to get attention from AST


December 26, 2018

Police Chief Jeff Lynn told an ad hoc committee on homelessness that the Linn County Adult Services Team had agreed to start meeting with Sweet Home’s homeless once every three months after he and others attended meetings in Lebanon last week.

Thursday, Dec. 20, was the homeless committee’s third meeting. With permission of the homeless, Lynn and others from the committee attended and observed two AST meetings with Lebanon homeless on Dec. 19.

“I came away impressed,” Lynn said. “It was basically a round table.”

Several groups, including faith-based organizations and agencies,...

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