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Grace Marketplace Residents Volunteer For Space In New Dorms

By 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.

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Grace Marketplace Opens Dorm For Homeless

By 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.

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One-Stop Shelter Aims To Be Sole Provider For The Homeless

By and on April 24th, 2014 | Last updated: April 24, 2014 at 6:03 pm

A new Gainesville homeless shelter is requesting other local services to stop catering to the homeless in the downtown area.

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Citrus County Health Bus Reaches Distant Residents

By on April 14th, 2014 | Last updated: April 15, 2014 at 12:14 am

The Citrus County Health Department has implemented a mobile clinic program to help low-income and homeless patients get basic medical services.

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‘Anarchist Doctor’ Heals Homeless

By on March 25th, 2014 | Last updated: March 25, 2014 at 5:39 pm

Alex Templeton, a 22-year-old Catholic missionary, leaves Gainesville after helping the local homeless.

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Gainesville Police Mark Trees To Assist Homeless

By on February 24th, 2014 | Last updated: March 13, 2014 at 4:11 pm

Gainesville Police Department has marked and zoned trees to improve emergency response times and help the homeless residing in Tent City and Sweetwater Branch.

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Agreement for Homeless Center Approved by City Commission

By on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 11, 2014 at 7:18 am

The center will be located at the former Gainesville Correctional Institute.

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In The News: Former Miss Venezuela Killed, Wine While Pregnant, Homeless Take Shelter, UF Finally Upgrades

By on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 3:59 pm

UF preparing to upgrade 30-year-old student records system | Gainesville.com – It will take about four years for the university to start using the new system, which is estimated to cost between $40 million and $70 million. The new system will [...]

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Gainesville Braces for Freezing Temperatures

By on January 6th, 2014 | Last updated: January 6, 2014 at 5:44 pm

As temperatures continue to fall, preparations are being made by North Florida counties from homeless shelters expanding accommodations to the closing of schools in Columbia County on Tuesday.

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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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