Homelessness on the Rise in Bangor

Updated 4 years ago

Homelessness is becoming more of a problem in the Bangor area.The head of the local homeless shelter met with city officials and area lawmakers to talk about that.Bangor Homeless Shelter Executive Director Dennis Marble presented a report on the problem today.He says the demand for beds is higher and costs are on the rise while the shelter’s funding is down.Marble says many of the people they see at the shelter come in with other issues and the cost of helping them is becoming unsustainableMarble says he would like to see the model of bringing housing and homeless services to the homeless be clearer and more consistent for shelters statewide.


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