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The Post and Courier article — Housing for chronically homeless expanding in Greenville at site of encampment

The Post and Courier (Greenville) just published an article about United Housing Connections soon breaking ground for construction of a 36-unit apartment complex on property near Poe Mill on the north edge of Greenville.

…”The nonprofit is modeling the new facility after Reedy Place, a downtown apartment building it runs in partnership with Greenville Mental Health that provides long-term housing for chronically homeless people who struggle with mental illness or physical disabilities.

United Housing Connections CEO Lorain Crowl said residents at the planned apartments will have access to Greenville Mental Health support services, which will give them transportation to doctors appointments, the grocery store, and other outings, as well as provide access to counseling and other mental health services. It’s an approach she said has been successful in helping a population that has often been the most difficult to reach…”

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Photo (by Conor Hughes/staff) copyright: The Post and Courier

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