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by Billy Spotz and Staff

The 2023 Point in Time count is a federally required census to count the homeless population on a given night in counties across the nation.

The Easterseals Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program, allowed our station to tag along while they were out helping with the count.

Lead by James “Patch” Ackland, the majority of the team are former veterans themselves wanting to help how they can.

“We try to enroll them in the program get them to start thinking about employment, start thinking about training, some things we can do to better them, build them resumes, interview clothing, get them cleaned up, and then get them in connection with the resources available throughout the community,” said Ackland. (Continue reading here…)

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