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Report: Homelessness rises in 2010

Posted by: Leslie Black-Plumeau on September 14, 2010 - 10:50am

The number of people served in Vermont’s shelters rose by 8% during state fiscal year 2010, when compared to 2009, according to Emergency Shelter Grant program figures released this month by Vermont’s Office of Economic Opportunity.

This was the largest jump of the decade, up to a total of 3,834 people, 22% of whom were children.

Read the report.