Advocates say one of the best ways to approach the problem of homelessness is to provide housing first. Then, issues around drug addiction and physical and mental health can be addressed in a safe, stable situation. One organization in Lane County is working to provide housing to those in need
Cornerstone Community Housing started about 20 years ago in Lane County. It provides affordable housing in collaboration with local non-profits. Thanks to grant-funding from Trillium Community Health Plan, Cornerstone also provides Community Health Workers for its residents.
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