Community leaders in Rapid City hope a centralized campus for the city’s homeless population will both save money down the road and even reduce homelessness.
The proposed idea for a restoration and transformation center near downtown seeks to combine city, county, nonprofit and homeless services providers.
But the concept, which is still in the beginning stages, is drawing some skepticism.
Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender says addressing homelessness in Rapid City takes more than just feeding people. He says solving the issue is more complex, so he calls up an image.