Lifelong resident and Mayor of Greenfield, William Martin, calls for a new task force to curb the issue of homelessness in Greenfield and other Franklin County towns.
The task force, which was created last year, hopes to subdue the growing issue of homelessness. It consists of the mayor himself, along with several heads of local social services agencies.Read the Entire Article
Federal Programs Related to - Housing, General/Other
Programs that seek to meet the basic shelter needs of the community by providing temporary shelter for people who are in emergency situations, home improvement programs, housing location assistance and a variety of housing alternatives.
Federal Programs Related to - Homeless Shelter
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