Downtown Needles, CA: San Bernardino County Homeless Partnership holds Needles Project Connect at Saint Ann’s Catholic Church.

Downtown Needles, CA: San Bernardino County Homeless Partnership holds Needles Project Connect at Saint Ann’s Catholic Church.

The San Bernardino County Homeless Partnership held their Needles Project Connect on Thursday, April 26th, 2018 at Saint Ann’s Catholic Church in Downtown Needles, California.

Free on-site services, resources and referrals projects for homeless and/or low income individuals and families were available to those who attended, include medical screenings, child care information and services, senior services, employment services, transitional assistance department, legal services, services to help U.S. veterans, and more.

Complimentary lunch was provided to the first 100 participants to the event.

City of Needles Officials including City of Needles Mayor Edward T. Paget, Vice Needles Mayor Jeff Williams, and Needles City Council Member Shawn Gudmundson along with San Bernardino County First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood and his staff also attended the event, viewing the different booths and talking to the people who were providing services at the event,

ZachNews was broadcasting live at the event as organizers welcomed everybody to the event.

City of Needles Mayor Edward T. Paget and San Bernardino County First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood spoke during the event, thanking everybody for coming out.

Some who attended the event appreciated the people who came out to offer services to their community and the people doing what they can locally to help the people.

But some who attended the event wished that more services were more close by to the community instead of being miles away, needing to travel either by personal vehicle or passenger train to get to the city to get those services not found locally.

Officials from both the City of Needles and County of San Bernardino say they’re listening to the community and are doing what they can to help address the needs of the community they service.

For now, we thank those services who are here locally for staying part of our community and helping to service the needs of our community.

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