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Jersey City to break ground on new St. Lucy’s homeless center

The facility will offer housing and supportive services.

Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop and others will break ground on a new homeless services center at St. Lucy’s on September 10.

The 60,000-square-foot facility that costs $16 million will expand the services of St. Lucy’s homeless shelters. It will include 165 beds for individuals who are homeless, 14 units of transitional housing for individuals with HIV, five permanent supportive housing units for families, and 15 individual affordable housing studio apartments.

The facility will “offer emergency and transitional offerings, along with affordable housing solutions and comprehensive supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless,” according to a press release.

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