IRE Handbook #1

Topic: Reno’s Tent City was shut down in July and homeless shelters are crowded. With winter weather looming, what is the outlook for a homeless person in Reno?

Three secondary sources identified by online stories:

  • KTVN Channel 2
  • Reno News & Review
  • Reno Gazette-Journal

People worth contacting for more information:

  • Krista Lee, Reno’s homeless coordinator, 785-5853
  • Debbie Caruso, local shelter director, 329-4141
  • Bud Cardwell, RSGM men’s drop in center manager, 329-8070
  • Reno Police Officer David Schimmel, who coordinates the H.E.L.P. program (Homeless Evaluation Liaison Program), 334-3874

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