New homeless shelter for families set to open in Durango

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New homeless shelter for families set to open in Durango

Snapshot of homelessness

Homelessness statistics for La Plata County according to the 2013 Point-In-Time survey, a once-a-year look by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that assesses homelessness on a given night in January:
15 men, 16 women and 10 children were enrolled in a single-night shelter.
10 men, eight women and six children were reported as unsheltered (meaning living in a one-night shelter, camping or sleeping in a car).
Five men, 11 women and 29 children were enrolled in a two-year transitional housing program.

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