Citizens Serving the Homeless

PO Box 331,  Mount Holly, NJ 08060-0331

email: info@citizensservingthehomeless.org

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Each year Burlington County spends over $14 million tax dollars just to house the homeless in motels.

But that is only half of the solution.


BUT we have a way to address the ENTIRE problem of homelessness and do it CHEAPER and BETTER.

REDUCTION IN DEMAND FOR HOMELESS SERVICES

$1,492,000

REDUCTION IN WELFARE CLIENTS

$1,600,000

REDUCTION IN HEALTHCARE COSTS

$15,050,000

REDUCTION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION COSTS

$500,000

REDUCTION IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM COSTS

$82,000,000

REDUCTION IN HOUSING SUBSIDIES

$500,000

TOTAL SAVINGS

$26,642,400

Our Solution…

By providing a “one stop shopping” facility that combines

Housing,

Counseling, & Health Care

Access to Social Services

Job Training.  


We can provide an environment that will help break the cycle of homelessness.  


This all can be done at one site in a cost effective way.


How cost effective?  Look at figures below:

In 2011 the Burlington County Board of Social Services spent the following tax dollars for homeless shelter services.







The TOTAL COST TO TAXPAYERS WAS:

$14,604,482



1. Shelter for families:

$5,859,448

2. Shelter for single adults:

$6,596,636

3. SSI:

$2,148,398

The Fact$…