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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
days after the Bell Administration submitted the city's annual 1-year action
plan for federal neighborhoods funding, Toledo City Council voted to approve
some funding allocation changes, to direct an additional $150,000 in Community
Development Block Grant funding for local homeless shelters.
this does is give those shelters a little more certainty about what their
funding picture will be, so they can provide the services they provide," said
Council President Paula Hicks-Hudson.
House was facing a $64,000 funding cut, which would have forced the shelter to
end its toddler program.
work with kids 18 months to 3 years of age, to help them develop," said
Executive Director Renee Palacios. "This will help us keep that program going."
move restores roughly $30,000 in funding for the Aurora Project, which will
help the shelter for women ease its concerns about cutting services.
you work with women who are facing many different problems, you can't just give
them an apartment and expect them to cope and to manage," said Aurora Project
Executive Director Denise Fox.
says despite recent tensions between council members and the mayor's office,
she's hoping city leaders can focus on the goal of helping people who are in a