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Posted on: August 17, 2018

City to Host September 8 Community Forum to Discuss Homeless Services Center

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The City of Portland would like to make the public aware that it is hosting a community forum on Saturday, September 8th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Hannaford Hall on the University of Southern Maine’s Portland campus to discuss the proposed homeless services center. The forum will begin with an overview of the new model with an emphasis on important topics City staff have identified during their extensive community outreach. It will conclude with breakout sessions that continue to evolve but current topics include more in-depth information regarding shelter models, safety/security, planning and zoning, community partners, and transportation. 

The City will issue a full release with more details on the forum as it gets closer to the event date. 

WHEN:  Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 11:00 AM 

WHERE: Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, 88 Bedford Street, Portland.

Planning for a New Homeless Services Center