Council members, Mayor’s Office reach tentative deal on homeless outreach

Chloe Gale, co-director of the city-contracted outreach program REACH, said she was glad the council and the Mayor’s Office were working together. While the Navigation Team was still conducting encampment removals and shelter referrals, REACH staffers had raised concern about people accessing shelter beds through the team and having to compete for limited resources.

“I think we can do a better job of responding on the street in a more coordinated way, but it’s really the first step and we have to keep working on places for people to go,” Gale said. Read more here.

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