Non-profit agency "Pathways to Housing," has acquired a building in south Redding to provide healthcare and other services to homeless people.<br>
REDDING, Calif. — A non- profit agency, "Pathways to Housing," just acquired a building on Kenyon Drive last week. It will be renovated to house 15 medically fragile people, 10 men and five women determined to be too sick to be on their own but not sick enough to be hospitalized.
Homeless who are discharged to the street often get sicker.. and end up back in the hospital.
"This is a way to make a change with that. People can come here for a month or two and heal up, you know, their wounds, and inside as well, and we can work with them and give them a safe place to be with good meals and work with them towards finding some solutions for their issues and the homelessness they’ve experienced."
Dignity Health and the Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency are providing the money to operate the program for a two year trial period.
Shasta Community Health Center will provide case management to determine the person’s needs and connect them with resources and a nurse for medical care."for example, there could […]