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November 24, 2010

of the several homeless shelters across the city of Chicago I have served at, Lincoln Park Community Shelter has one of the greatest holistic approaches to identifying and addressing those issues that cause a homeless person to remin homeless. As a result, the staff and volunteers are able to strive to change those behaviors that cause recidivism and teach sustainable skills that will allow a homeless person to rejoin the community as a functioning member.

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the testimonials of those who have graduated from the program and have found what they've learned at LPCS to aid them in their fight against returning to homelessness.

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pilot more extensive research on the recidivism and results from the graduates over the years.

Volunteer & I helped out with the One on One program that taught basic budgeting skills.