From Northumberland News, October 2, 2014:
Finding a place for Northumberland’s homeless
A warming room could be the answer
It is easy to ignore the homeless in Northumberland.
They are not always visible on our streets. However, with a half a dozen people finding themselves on the street this summer, it is likely everyone has seen or knows someone who is homeless.
What people may not know, is the story behind why they are without a place to sleep. Cobourg’s local shelter for men, women and families, Transition House, along with women’s shelters in Cobourg and Alderville, have done the best job they can in helping people find a safe place to live. The problem comes when people do not fit into the shelter system.
There are several reasons why people find themselves living outside.
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