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Jan 30 2015

Care funding tackles homelessness, mental health

By Christin Nance Lazerus | Chicago Tribune | Jan 30, 2015

Six of those programs would receive funding renewals of more than $1 million. Statewide, Indiana received $16.4 million in continuum of care funding. Those who are listed as chronically homeless typically have been sleeping on the streets or in an emergency shelter for at least a year or four times in the past three years.

Substance abuse, chronic mental illness and poor physical health can all contribute to a person becoming homeless, but increasingly, Northwest Indiana is making moves to offer permanent housing alongside support services to the chronically homeless

Read more at the Chicago Post Tribune.