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New 19 bedroom homeless centre opens in Starbeck

Harrogate Borough Council have opened a brand new 19 bedroom homeless centre in Starbeck this week.

Harrogate Borough Council have opened a brand new 19 bedroom homeless centre in Starbeck this week. The facility called Fern House is on Spa Lane and cost £2.3 million to build. The bedrooms are all self-contained and have their own kitchen and bathroom facilites. Two of the bedrooms are fully accessible. As well as providing accommodation, the centre will provide a complete support package for people who are homeless.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgG4JS2IzMw[/embed]   Maggie Gibson, the council's housing needs manager, said:

"People placed here will be those people who are at threat of homelessness and have no accommodation to reside in.  "The aim of Fern House will be to create a pathway for that person. "Anybody living here will have a housing options officer, a support officer and a private sector officer who works with them."
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