BetsyC

BetsyC

So what do you suggest?

BetsyC

It is actually the do nothings but complain online or "talk to hear their head rattle" as my mother used to say who are the problem. The biggest part of failing to address the real problems is the lack of factual information that most people posting online actually have.

We all can …

BetsyC

I think there is a miscommunication. They are not offered all kinds of help. Adapt has substance abuse, mental health and medical services to give, not housing directly. So it is more likely, they are not interested in buying what they are selling.

Folks need housing. They need it f…

BetsyC

Join Housing First Umpqua's effort to get Safe Ground(s) for people to be, where they can access toilets, water, showers, trash cans, plus services.

Some folks on the street for any length of time tend to be people with serious issues. Some just need housing. But both need housing t…

BetsyC

We do need organized, sanitary and safe ground for people to be. We should not accept things they way the currently are. That goes for all sides. Those who are living outside and the powers that keep fail us all.

BetsyC

Do you have a link? I would like to know more about this. Seattle had open a navigation center. Do you know if this is the same thing? Thanks!

BetsyC

Housing First Umpqua will have a couple of outreach events to talk with people about their rights regarding this type of displacement. Connect with us on Facebook to find out the specifics of times and places.

BetsyC

Unfortunately you are wrong. The Roseburg Rescue Mission is not, nor has it every been, in the last couple of decades, "available to all the homeless".

Churches who support the Rescue Mission or other such run programs, do not want to help all homeless nor provide actual charity. Th…

BetsyC

Sorry, you are wrong. Homeless advocates have provided the solutions for over a decade now. Same thing, yet it the elected officials in the city aka city council and mayor who are the problem in actually getting anything done.

BetsyC

As I have stated before, NWU needs to be good stewards of the property they already own and operate before they are allowed to use any more tax dollars. They cannot operate effectively because they are trying to build more on an already crumbling foundation. That foundation needs to be fi…