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Committee mulls options for assisting local homeless


January 23, 2019

A HOMELESS man pushes a shopping cart in downtown Sweet Home.

Members of the community's homelessness committee kicked around ideas Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, on how to go about assisting the local homeless population.

They discussed where to host the Linn County Adult Service Team's quarterly meetings in Sweet Home as well as ideas for long-term facilities for a new organization dedicated to assisting individuals with mental health- or substance abuse-related issues.

Police Chief Jeff Lynn, who pulled together the informal committee at the end of the year, recapped recent activity.

Members of the committee visited an Adult Services Team last mon...

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