City Council discusses homeless center plan
September 1, 2021
By Benny Westcott
Of The New Era
Last winter, an impromptu tent encampment at the Nazarene Church provided shelter to Sweet Home's homeless, a subset of the population that consists of 44 people, according to a count conducted in January of this year by a group primarily made up of Family Assistance and Resource Center (FAC) volunteers.
In an effort to avoid that and offer alternatives to people sleeping on the streets, the Community Health Committee, which includes city staff, community members and City Councilor Lisa Gourley, has been meeting at City Hall over the past few months to devel...