City Moves People Out of Homeless Camps

MHP staff was on hand to serve as human rights observers as the City moved to clear the encampments in Kensington on Wednesday, May 30,  2018. 

The City of Philadelphia moved people out from the homeless encampments in Kensington Wednesday as part of a program to fix the area's opioid epidemic. Those living there were offered shelter and treatment programs.

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"Mental Health Partnerships staff are here to serve as human rights observers"

Stephanie Jamison, Homeless Advocate

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"treated them with dignity"

Evan Figueroa-Vargas, Recovery Advocate

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018 | Credit: Miguel Martinez-Valle
Source: https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/City-Moves-People-Out-of-Homeless-Camps_Philadelphia-484114781.html