Big Bend Homeless Coalition Press Release
Tallahassee, FL- With the closure of the emergency homeless shelter at the Haven of Rest, the Big Bend Homeless Coalition will be providing overflow emergency sheltering beginning Sunday, January 9, 2013. Mattresses will be set up in the cafeteria of the Homeless Coalition’s HOPE Community facility at 2729 West Pensacola Street.
“The Homeless Coalition welcomes the men who have been staying at the Haven of Rest. We will offer hospitality, caring, and safe housing to those who have lost their temporary home,” said Susan Pourciau, Executive Director of the Big Bend Homeless Coalition. The Homeless Coalition is working with other community partners to arrive at a long-term response to the apparent closing of the Haven of Rest. Financial contributions are needed and can be made online at www.bigbendhc.org.