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Mark was homeless for three years. He knew getting off the streets meant a job, and he stopped at nothing to find one. While living in a homeless shed, he went to the public library almost daily to use the computer and send out his résumé.Full Story »
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Mayor Ashley Swearengin announced on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, that a $275,518 federal grant had been awarded to the Fresno Housing Authority in order to provide permanent housing and other supportive services for 50 homeless veterans in the Fresno area.
The Fresno Housing Authority will partner with the VA’s Central California Health Care System to provide support to eligible veterans using the grant funding.
“This funding will help the City and our partners in our proactive efforts to seek long-term, effective solutions to chronic homelessness,” Mayor Swearengin said. “Our Ten-Year Plan centers on providing people with housing quickly and then providing the services necessary to help the individual achieve independence. This grant aligns perfectly with that effort and allows us to help veterans who have made such incredible sacrifices for our country.”more stories...
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