This week on Street Beat, the number of homeless families in the city is on the rise. On this week’s show Host Roxanne Steele from AMP radio takes a look at what some organizations are doing to help keep people warm in these wintery months.
First, the Alliance for Housing’s mission works to end homelessness by promoting housing solutions. Ryan Hertz, the President and CEO of South Oakland Shelter, and Kirsten Elliott, the Vice president of Development at Community Housing Network, explain their organizations and what the Alliance does to help.
Then, Amy Good, the CEO of Alternatives for Girls, explains how the shelter has been serving homeless and high-risk girls and women for over 25 years.
Finally, Dan Heaton, a Board of Directors member and long-time Shelter Coordinator for the Macomb County Warming Center, talks about how his organization helps the homeless in Macomb County.
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