Battle Creek Supportive Housing Program
Breaks Outreach Records
The annual Homeless Health Fair at Summit Pointe, a Supportive Housing
Facility in Battle Greek, recently hit an all-time High in its outreach
to the homeless population in Battle Creek. The program receives
$76,000 in funding through HUD's Community Planning and Development
Supportive Housing Program (SHP) annually.
recently, Summit Pointe hosted a Homeless Health Fair. This day
long event conducted by Battle Creek's Homeless Coalition provided
free transportation, a hot meal, health screening and flu shots
to more than 160 participants, the most ever served in the three
years since this event was started.
addition, individuals received personal care items including 150
toothbrushes and toothpaste donated by a local dentist. A doctor
was on hand to examine attendees' feet for potential problems, while
others passed out 160 pairs of socks to protect and provide warmth
during the long, cold winter months.