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Jefferson County’s homelessness committee announces recommendations for local solutions

Jefferson County’s Homeless Project Steering Committee has made its final recommendations on how to address homelessness and housing insecurity. In a wide-ranging presentation on Wednesday at the Children’s Home of Jefferson County’s State Street campus, some of the key members of the committee announced the product of over a year’s worth of research, brainstorming, outreach… Keep Reading

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Temporary homeless shelter may not be so temporary; over 20 people staying at former Dealmaker auto garage

WATERTOWN — Jefferson County’s first emergency shelter has proven popular, growing to host over 20 displaced and homeless people within the first five days of its opening. The impromptu shelter on Main Avenue, in the building that once housed Dealmaker Auto Group’s body shop, has heat, cots, running water and functioning bathrooms, more than what… Keep Reading

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