Mayor Alvin Brown announces support of daytime homeless shelter

Daytime center to begin as 12-month pilot program

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown announced his support for a daytime homeless shelter.

In a news release, the city announced public-private partnerships to help the thousands of homeless people living in Jacksonville.

The daytime center, which will begin as a 12-month pilot program, will provide services to help the homeless find employment and shelter. It would also provide temporary housing from bad weather.

Also on Monday, Brown participated in a community roundtable to discuss solutions to the homelessness in Jacksonville.

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