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Parkersburg City Council passes resolution adding second homeless outreach coordinator

Updated: Jun. 8, 2021 at 10:34 PM EDT
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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Parkersburg City Council unanimously passed a resolution adding a second homeless outreach coordinator in the Parkersburg Police Department.

During the meeting, Parkersburg Mayor Tom Joyce spoke to the council about how having a homeless outreach coordinator has had a positive impact on the city.

He said that since the middle of March, the current coordinator has engaged with 134 homeless people. Out of those 134 people, 94% have received assistance of some sort.

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