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Tue February 4, 2014
A new way to serve Missoula's homeless families
Homelessness is a stubborn and pervasive problem in many places - including, of course, Missoula.
Several local nonprofit service providers, along with the City of Missoula, announced this week they're shifting their approach to helping homeless families.
The Coordinator of "Reaching Home: Missoula's 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness", concedes the "Housing First" model won't completely solve the problem, but Michael Moore says it's proven to have helped other communities.
He explains in this evening's feature interview with Edward O'Brien.
First, more on Missoula's homeless population.