MassLive: Homeless Agencies, Supporters Seek Hike in State Funding for Shelter Beds, Services

By Peter Goonan

SPRINGFIELD – A statewide coalition of homeless agencies including Friends of the Homeless here, is lobbying the state Legislature for an increase in funding for shelter beds and services, saying the current system leaves many agencies in significant need.

The plea for additional funds occurs as the Legislature considers the state budget for the fiscal year 2015 beginning July 1.

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