Project Homeless Connect Offers Opportunities To Homeless Population

Wasilla Mayor Verne Rupright  (l) and Mat - Su Coalition on Housing and Homelessness Director Dave Rose (r) stand with bags of supplies for homeless  at Wasilla's Project Homeless Connect event on Jan. 30. Photo by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA - Anchorage.
Wasilla Mayor Verne Rupright (l) and Mat – Su Coalition on Housing and Homelessness Director Dave Rose (r) stand with bags of supplies for homeless at Wasilla’s Project Homeless Connect event on Jan. 30. Photo by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage.

Project Homeless Connect is a one-day, one-stop opportunity for homeless individuals to access state and city resources aimed at helping them find shelter and services. Anchorage’s outreach took place Tuesday, but homelessness is no longer a big city problem.  Smaller communities are facing a need to serve a transient and needy population without the facilities or budget to do so.

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