Project Homeless Connect Reaches Out

Local social service providers have banded together again this year for a Project Homeless Connect event Thursday, February 7 at the county fairgrounds.

Last year the event provided services ranging from medical exams to haircuts to 1,007 homeless or near homeless people. This year 600 professional and volunteer staff will hold the event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Lane Events Center at the Fairgrounds, according to a press release.

Who are the local homeless? Here’s a video organizers put together: