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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 1, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Texas’ homeless may number 200,000 this winter AUSTIN (AF i There could be as many as 200.000 homeless people in Texas this winter and the state is on Iv beginning to look at their needs Ifs a difficult task, because officials don t know just how many homeless people there are and they don t agree on who they are "There s no good definition of who you re talking about," said Kent Miller, coordinator of resource development for the Benedictine Health Kesource ('enter in Austin "It includes people living out on the street but certainly there are a lot of other folks who are homeless " said Miller, who has worked on the homeless problem for four years and * hose organization is dedicated to helping develop better health care in the state For example he said there are un documented Mexican natives who come here to work single mothers who move from one household to another relying on others for shelter and people who might temporarily have a single room in a hotel because they got a job washing dishes that nignt nm* studs said the estimate of homeless Texans could range from 14>42 to I V-iou depending on the model that is used he said * state of filial estimates there could t** as mans as 3*" >■•0 homeless in the state this winter Miller is encouraging Mate agen aes arni private organizations that provide services lo the homeless to work together im the problem With one voice maybe we can speak loud enough so we can get heard said Miller who put together a September conference on the issue A v\rint«erg executive director of the I ex,is \ss<* 1 at ion of Community \ctK*n \genc»es said coordination of resources is badly needed There s a tot of coordination or organized effort at the state or un ai level Newberg said N et he added There are homeless people everywhere in the rural communities too where we tun t have str»*et people tws .ruse we ton t have streets univ one program run by the state breedy targeted homeless people in i . officials said The I ex as l»epartment of I omnium!v Affairs fist rd ated ii; •• n ftsiera. funds t» Austin Brownsville I‘alias Fi Fa*i Fort VA orth Has* a Lubbock and Fort Arthur for emergent v shelters Homelets people also have attent to f<a«! stamps emergency relief mental health *erv o es and other pro The Salvation Army and similar groups are a mainstay for the homeless, providing food, shelter and counseling In January through August. 33 Salvation Army offices statewide estimated they gave shelter to 44,703 men. 3.766 women and 3.493 children Officials said those numbers include only people admitted as transients, or street people not people who are temporarily without shelter The Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act signed this year by Fresident Reagan should help Texas provide some services said Stanley Burnham, director of administration for the Texas Depart ment of Commerce, but it s not a windfall With 160.000 to 18t).(KXI homeless people in Texas and up to 200.000 possible this winter the state s share of the federal money will average $68 a person at best. said Burnham, former energy, housing and economic assistance director for the Department of Community Af fairs For his estimate. Burnham uses the definition in the federal homeless assistance act. which includes people who lack a regular adequate nightly residence, and those whose main nightly residence is a temporary one in a shelter or institution or a residence tha» is not normally used as a sleeping accommodation for humans The federal act provides funds for health and social services education temporary shelter housing and food It also makes money available for mental health services which Miller said are needed by 60 to 70 percent of street people Besides the socalled deinstitu tionalized mentally ill other homeless people often develop men tai problems because of the stress of their situation Miller said How would you like to be in a situation where if you close your eyes to go to sleep you have a chance of being ripped off or being killed- All Tee Shirts Including "OPA $8.88 The BOXCAR Sunrf & Sftvit TV eat ‘.E BR Al %FE_S S’ ATiC\ We’re not willing to take the gamble. ft J* * t # A/ <«d M • rnaaa Ma*,• it Ckw* eft Hft'uM M    AttoH ► Un im) vu ttv«) .I Cfcu.f* / .    t    ■    '' I* * *>. 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Pat* United Ckwnk (•ambling supporter* claim that ting and h<»r>« racing will help the Texan economy Hut the fact is. an industry publication last month ran this headline Moderating a sad *tate of Jiff* irs Racing i.* a dving sport arui in trouble a> a business * So what will gambling tiring to Texan'* ( rime: Former I* 1$I Om-ctoi William Webster - i\\ W« kn>>w t?t no situation in which legalized gambling was in place where we did not eventually have organized crime’ Animal uhu*e: Kverv v« ii IOOJHni >mall anim.ii- usually rahhitig kJiiuTinu *» ever kittens are torn apart as live bait during grey hound training Ka mil ie* destroyed by gambling addiction: Vcording to (iamblei * Anonymous ld'« t»f divorced women in treatment named gambling as a major factor in the failure of their marriages Above are the names of Mime of your neighbor* and community leader* who want you to know thut they're not willing to gamble on Texas future Please join us DON'T BET ON IT. Vote NO to dog and horse gambling on November 3rd Vote NO to Referendum 2 ... it is near the end of the ballot. *Th*‘ Horsemens Journal September IBM? I Vt. I (Kalium! advert ud)n wut Ik Uiutit* Who I 'ant .Ai«/' ienwiwud. Inniaaivi ASuti Wkinw% *u.u K I Xii tea. 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