One-stop homeless center opens

Credit: KGUN, Tucson, AZ
Published on May 18, 2019 - Duration: 01:25s
The Center of Opportunity is more than just a homeless shelter.
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One-stop homeless center opens

TODAY -- AT A BUILDINGDEDICATIONCEREMONY FOR A NEW HOMELESSCENTER.NINE ON YOUR SIDE'S NATALIETARANGIOLI JOINS US LIVE -- FROMTHE NEWLY RENOVATED 'CENTER OFOPPORTUNITY'.NATALIE --PAT, VALERIE --WE ALL KNOW HOW HOT SUMMERS AREHERE IN ARIZONA...AND THE CENTER OF OPPORTUNITY ISOPENING NEXT MONTH -- JUST INTIME TO GET PEOPLE OFF THESTREETS... AND OUT OF THEELEMENTS.AFTER MORE THAN A YEAR OFRESERVATIONS - THE CENTER OFOPPORTUNITY AT THE GOSPEL RESCUEMISSION IS READY TO OPEN NEXTMONTH.SOMEONE IN NEED WOULD FIND MANYDIFFERENT SERVICES HERE -HOUSING, FOOD, MEDICAL CARE,WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT,VETERAN SERVICES - ALL IN THESAME PLACE.GOVERNOR DUCEY SPOKE AT TODAY'SEVENT.

HE SAYS THIS CENTER WILLBE A MODEL FOR OTHERCOMMUNITIES.I THINK ANYBODY THAT GETS TOWALK AROUND AND SEE THE LIVINGQUARTERS, THE FACILITIES, THECHAPEL, THE WELCOME CENTER, THERECREATION ROOM KNOWS WHAT ADIFFERENCE THIS FACILITY IT'SGOINGTO MAKE AND WHAT A BLESSING ETCTHE CENTER OF OPPORTUNITY ISN'TCOMPLETE YET... THERE ARE PLANSFOR LOW INCOME HOUSING AND ACLOTHING AND FURNITUREWAREHOUSE.YOU CAN CHECK OUT THE FACILITYBEFORE IT OFFICIALLY OPENSNEXT MONTH.THERE'S AN OPEN HOUSE TOMORROWFROM 11 AND 2.REPORTING LIVE FROM THESOUTHSIDE NATALIE TARANGIOLIKGUNNINE ON YOUR SIDE.AND YES -- SUMMER IS JUST AROUN

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