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Preliminary count for island homeless population is in

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 by Jolene Toves

Guam - The preliminary count for our island's homeless population is in and according to Guam Housing and Urban Renewal Authority director Michael Duenas the detailed analysis is expected to be released in about two months.

"Preliminary count is showing that we have 347 households out there with a total of 1,195 individuals there are a total 165 families with children and of course that would be in the areas of priorities to give in terms of trying to develop programs and to help families," he said.

Duenas says the results show that improvements in several areas are needed such as enhancing the ability of homeless individuals to work with mainstream service providers to help obtain medical care, and employment. 
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