From the Times of Trenton: Feds grant Trenton $3.8M to help house the homeless

By Kevin Shea


TRENTON — The city announced Thursday they’ve received a $3.8 million federal grant to aid their ongoing partnership work in finding shelter for the homeless.

Homelessness continues to be a “troubling national problem” for which federal funding is key to ending, Mayor Eric Jackson said in a statement announcing the grant.

“Locally, and I suspect that this is the case in other cities across America, we cannot address this crisis without sustained federal funding and high-intensity collaborations with local partners, such as the Rescue Mission, the Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness, Arm In Arm, Catholic Charities, Homefront and Oaks Integrated Care,” the mayor said.

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