Most-at-Risk Get Help

August 17, 2013
“She was one out of a lucky thousand. When a team of homeless advocates found Dorothy Edwards two years ago this month, she was one of a thousand of the most at-risk street dwellers across Los Angeles County to be targeted to receive apartments and social services — no strings…

“She was one out of a lucky thousand. When a team of homeless advocates found Dorothy Edwards two years ago this month, she was one of a thousand of the most at-risk street dwellers across Los Angeles County to be targeted to receive apartments and social services — no strings attached.” Read more…

http://www.dailynews.com/social-affairs/20130816/most-at-risk-get-help

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