Broward News

Fort Lauderdale Gives Homeless Free Bus Tickets Out of Town

This year, the City of Fort Lauderdale has budgeted $25,000 to purchase bus tickets for homeless people who would like to leave town to be taken in by their friends or family.

According to Deanna Greenlaw, public information officer for the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, "this program is facilitated via the Fort Lauderdale Police Department Homeless Outreach Program, via officers solely assigned to homeless outreach."

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