Durango officials will consider campground for homeless

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Durango officials will consider campground for homeless

Lot near Greenmount Cemetery being eyed as designated area
The Mesilla Valley Community of Hope in Las Cruces, N.M., has room for up to 50 people, and is serving as an important place where homeless people can access services and find permanent housing and employment.
Officials in Durango interested in creating a designated homeless campground are looking to a homeless camp in Las Cruces, N.M., for ideas.
The Mesilla Valley Community of Hope in Las Cruces, N.M., offers basic facilities, and enforces a no drugs, drinking or fighting policy.
The community of Las Cruces, N.M., trying to find ways to help its homeless community, decided to construct a regulated homeless campground, which enjoyed near unanimous support, said Matt Mercer, community outreach coordinator for the camp.

Durango officials will consider campground for homeless

The Mesilla Valley Community of Hope in Las Cruces, N.M., has room for up to 50 people, and is serving as an important place where homeless people can access services and find permanent housing and employment.
Officials in Durango interested in creating a designated homeless campground are looking to a homeless camp in Las Cruces, N.M., for ideas.
The Mesilla Valley Community of Hope in Las Cruces, N.M., offers basic facilities, and enforces a no drugs, drinking or fighting policy.
The community of Las Cruces, N.M., trying to find ways to help its homeless community, decided to construct a regulated homeless campground, which enjoyed near unanimous support, said Matt Mercer, community outreach coordinator for the camp.
Would you support the creation of a dedicated campground for homeless people in Durango?
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