opened a new homeless services campus. The facility
is already over run and has had to turn people away. In response,
opened an emergency shelter, and as of now, no one seeking a place to
sleep is without a bed. Dr. Michael
Rodolico runs a free health clinic located in the heart of
’s homeless area.
Last year the infirmary served 5,000 patients. He says that’s more than
double the number from six years before.
and more of them are working poor … working uninsured or working homeless …
they maintain a day job or different kinds of employment, but it’s just not
In the past,
provided hotel vouchers when the shelter was full, but this year, increased
demand for services warrants the creation of an emergency facility.
Brian Bahouth KXJZ News.