New SF program helps formerly homeless people stay indoors
If left entirely to his own devices, Maurice Hackett would let his residential hotel room be overrun with trash and cockroaches, and he often forgot to get up and eat. Indeed, after years of chronic homelessness and battling drug addiction, the 43-year-old struggles to focus on the essentials in the tiny subsidized bedroom that’s pretty much the only thing stopping him. to get off the street.
Hackett now has a better chance of keeping his place. Since November 1, a home care worker has been stopping by a few times a week to tidy up the place and bring him food.