A 200-person homeless encampment along the St. Johns River will be disbanded

The sheriff’s office plans to partner with a dozen nonprofit agencies to find shelter for camp residents. It also plans to provide storage for some of their belongings while they look for new lodging.

Perhaps the most important part of this article is this bit right here:

“The problem with the funding is that it’s all very specific: It’s for mental health or it’s for families,” said John Davis, director of the county’s Health and Human Services Agency. “We don’t have any money that has been set aside just for something like this.”

It’s all well and good to earmark funds for specific purposes, but what happens to those who don’t fit the criteria?

VisaliaTimesDelta.com: Residents of homeless encampment along St. Johns River will be relocated

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