WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - The Richland County Coalition on Housing and Homelessness search for area residents in need of shelter. }}" />

   
 
 
Annual Point In Time Count

Story By: Brian Skowronski

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 1/28/2014

The Richland County Coalition on Housing and Homelessness held its annual Point in Time Count of the homeless on Tuesday.

Groups of volunteers search area's all over the county for 24 hrs in an effort to find residents in need of shelter. The homeless are then provided with packets of information outlining ways in which they can improve their current situation.

Harmony House Director Vicki Kane says three people were found living on the streets at this time last year and a total of 85 residents were found to be homeless in the county.

Volunteer Kurt Harsteine says given the frigid conditions that he didn't expect to find anyone during Tuesday's search and that he was more concerned making sure people weren't out in the cold weather.

For more information you can contact Alex Norris at 419-526-4005.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Baseball as it was played in 1860 was showcased Sunday in Shelby. Full Story
Image1 A Galion man died from injuries he received in an all-terrain vehicle accident Saturday on Leesville Road, east of State Route 598 in Crawford County. Full Story
 
Image1 For the 20th anniversary of "The Shawshank Redemption," actor Scott Mann came back to Mansfield to debut his gallery of photographs he's taken over the years. Full Story
Image1 What was formerly a Lucas nightclub will be turned into a community center for all ages - but not without a little help. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Lucas Community Center Raises Money to Finish Renovations

Pleasant Hill Lake Park Celebrates Labor Day

Richland Carrousel Park Celebrates 23rd Anniversary

Girls' night out with a medical twist

Beware of asphalt paving scams

Mosquito Spraying Schedule

More News