Several items of focus highlighted at meeting on street dwelling

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    Several items of urgent importance have been identified in the move to address street dwelling in T&T.

    These areas were placed in focus by Social Development Minister Donna Cox at a meeting today which included government and businesses stakeholders.

    She says action is needed now on:
    • Refurbishment and outfitting of facilities
    • PPE outfitting of personnel
    • Training and mentorship
    • Employment and business opportunities
    • Appropriate and well equipped vehicles
    • Service providers like security and food

    It was also agreed at the meeting that more community involvement is needed in rehabilitating street dwellers.