Fox 7 Discussion: Guided Path Pilot Program expansion

The City of Austin continues to find outlets to help the homeless transition into a stable housing situation. 

City council approved funding extensions to several groups totaling more than $600,000 dollars. Some of those groups receiving money include Integral Care, Salvation Army, Front Steps and more. Each group will receive $102,000 or $204,000 each. All have agreements ranging from almost $900,000 to $22 million. 

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The Guided Path Pilot Program is a way to connect people with the services they need immediately, including housing. The Salvation Army's Director of Communications Corey Leith joined FOX 7's Marcel Clarke to talk about how the funds from the program expansion is helping those in need around Austin.