MARTA and HOPE Atlanta are coming collectively to motivate those which can perchance be experiencing homelessness and looking for shelter at MARTA stations.
Lyle Harris, senior director of buyer and worker experience at MARTA, and Jeff Smythe, govt director for HOPE Atlanta, talked with “Nearer Stumble on” host Rose Scott on Monday about The MARTA HOPE Crew initiative.
Lyle Harris, accurate, and Jeff Smythe talked with “Nearer Stumble on” host Rose Scott on Monday about The MARTA HOPE Crew initiative. (Courtesy of Lyle Harris and Jeff Smythe)Beneath the unique yearlong outreach pilot program, two HOPE Atlanta case managers will work with MARTA Police to motivate folks experiencing homelessness. Folks would possibly be offered social services and products, homeless care alternate choices and permanent housing alternate choices in conserving with their wants.
Smythe and Harris suggested Scott the initiative is indubitably one of the most main of its kind within the nation.
“Our purpose is to glimpse if we are able to manufacture a dent within the challenges that folks are facing each day,” talked about Harris. “These are our chums; these are our neighbors; these are folks who we portion the city with and this location with.”
Lyle Harris, senior director of buyer and worker experience at MARTA
Jeff Smythe, govt director for HOPE Atlanta
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