Kentucky homeless shelter expanding, offering more services

From: Emergency Shelter Northern Kentucky's Twitter page

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Officials say a homeless shelter in northern Kentucky is moving to a bigger facility and will offer more services.

The Kentucky Inquirer cited a news release in reporting that the Northern Kentucky Emergency Shelter in Covington will move to a building later this year that includes space for a medical clinic, lockers and laundry services.

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Shelter Director Kim Webb says the building can house up to 55 more people in need.

The shelter worked with Kenton County officials and St. Elizabeth Healthcare, which bought the building, to provide services for the homeless in the region.