John Duval, who writes for the Concord Monitor, stresses the police departmentís role in dealing with safety concerns associated with the homeless in the city.
Here, he jabs at the notion that homelessness is not the problem but public safety and the emergence of criminal behavior related with many individuals who are homeless are the real concerns. Duval also speaks about health and sanitary conditions related with homelessness.
Federal Programs Related to - Public Safety, Disaster Services, General/Other
Programs that seek to prevent, predict or mitigate the effects of disasters (e.g. fires, floods, earthquakes, tornadoes); prepare people to cope with disasters; or provide broad-based relief services to disaster victims. Also includes programs that rescue accident victims; provide first aid training and services; and/or offer safety education programs .
Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless
Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.