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By Cassidy Whitson on October 16th, 2014 | Last updated: October 16, 2014 at 10:09 am
A resident of local homeless shelter Grace Marketplace diagnosed with scabies is causing concern about disease transmission and control. Grace Marketplace are concerned about a potential outbreak of an airborne disease.
By Leah Harding on October 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 6:54 pm
Grace Marketplace offers new dorms to homeless who volunteer at the new shelter. Some pavilion residents prefer to stay outside in tents at Dignity Village.
By Cassidy Whitson on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 1:33 pm
On Wednesday, emergency shelter Grace Marketplace opened its first dorm for the homeless. Residents must adhere to criteria, but the dorm offers a more permanent housing option.
By Whitney Lavaux on September 30th, 2014 | Last updated: October 1, 2014 at 1:18 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 [...]
By WUFT News 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.
By Alexandrea DaCosta 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.
By Savannah Olinger 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.