On January 4, 2018, Michael Fleming, 57, a homeless man was found dead in a parking lot in Vineland. We will keep hearing about similar tragedies until more affordable housing is available.
The Housing First vouchers saves lives and saves money. Preliminary data shows we can save $262,000 in direct and indirect costs for chronic homelessness.
Hospitals and jails are on the front lines of ending chronic homelessness in Cumberland County. Housing First can lower ER visits and incarceration.
A Housing First Initiative by the M25 Initiative’s in Cumberland County has set the goal to end homelessness in the county by 2020.