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Aid to homeless offered today

Thu., Jan. 28, 2010

Homeless people in North Idaho can find medical care, employment opportunities, transportation assistance, food, clothing, showers and other services today at “Project Homeless Connect.”

Hosted by the Region 1 Coalition for the Homeless, the free on-site resources and referrals are provided by volunteers, businesses and social service providers. The Homeless Connect will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Idaho National Guard Armory, 5453 E. Seltice Way in Post Falls. The armory is on the City Link bus route, which provides free transportation.

Among the other services to be provided are: a spaghetti lunch, blankets and sleeping bags, laundry vouchers, pet food, veterans services, bath kits, bicycle maintenance, haircuts and veterinarian services.

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