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New Program Assists Homeless Families in LouisvilleKY

Louisville, KY  – In an effort to address the severe lack of emergency shelter beds for approximately 70 homeless families on the waiting list, the Coalition for the Homeless began implementing a new program in July aimed at diverting and reducing family homeless in the community. So far, the Family Prevention and Diversion program has worked with approximately 100 families and was successful in helping 90 families secure or maintain stable housing. The Coalition has seen a 50 percent increase in the number of families on the family waiting list since the spring. This is partially due to federal funding cuts reducing…