Down and out
Gaping holes in Ashland's social services network make it difficult for homeless residents to secure jobs or find housing, according to a city report released last week.
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#1 Nov 30, 2010
"...most of these services are available in Medford and Medford pulls a lot of the resources because it has the (larger homeless) population, but it's really difficult for people here to access those services..."
Linda spins the yarn, speaking as 80% of the bums, and 20% of the truly needy, are one of the same. Most of us have been around the barn enough to distinguish the difference. Helping those in need who desire a better life through tough love and hard work is exemplary. However, expending scant resources to bums, only adds to the problems that shadow them in our communities.
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