Tag Archives: homeless shelter

Grace Marketplace To Open Indoor Shelter

By on September 30th, 2014 | Last updated: September 30, 2014 at 6:32 pm

Grace Marketplace will open an indoor dorm on Wednesday after submitting a Safety and Security policy to the city commission. The shelter will provide beds for 20 guests who are trying to transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency. In order to stay [...]

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Grace Marketplace Set To Close Pavilion and Chapel

By on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: September 18, 2014 at 6:27 pm

Grace Marketplace, a “one-stop” shelter for the homeless, is discontinuing two of its staple services Oct. 1. The marketplace will no longer offer shelter under its outdoor pavilion, and will also close the chapel on site.

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In the News: City Commission Discusses Homeless Shelter Background Checks, Fort Hood Gunman Did Not Appear Violent, Silver Springs Film Fest 2014, Stanford Mom Facing Death Penalty

By on April 4th, 2014 | Last updated: April 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm

City Commissioners Voice Opinions on Homeless Center Background Check Policy – City Commissioners showed support for the Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless & Hungry’s plan to allow homeless people to the shelter regardless of a homeless individual’s criminal background. [...]

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Ocala Organization Acquires Shelter Property For Some Of City’s Homeless

By on March 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: March 22, 2014 at 8:49 am

St. Mark’s United Methodist Church agreed to let Open Arms Village, an organization aiming to support city homeless, use its facilities.

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Little progress in plan to convert former prison to homeless shelter

By on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 5:08 pm

The city of Gainesville is in the process of purchasing the former Gainesville Correctional Institution to convert it into a homeless shelter. The city plans to begin offering services to those in need by fall.

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