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Continuing local wet shelter helps transient, homeless community this winter

From left: Tina, Charles and Chiquita relax on their blankets as the sun sets in City Plaza. Photo credit: Allisun Coote

December 8, 2015

Dakota Youpeè, a homeless individual, died early in November on the streets of Chico. He struggled with alcohol addiction. What many may not know is that Safe Space has provided a place for homeless individuals in any condition to have warmth during the cold and rainy months, and will continue to operate this winter with ...

Community members push for wet shelter

Williman Bowman and Teresa Oliver are both homeless individuals living on the streets of Chico. Photo credit: Madison Holmes

Madison Holmes

August 26, 2014

Some Chico community members are vying for a new Homeless shelter that would be open to transients with drugs and alcohol in their system. The homeless would still be prohibited from drinking or doing drugs while residing in the shelter, said Jennifer, Haffner, chair of the Greater Homeless Chico Task F...

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