NGOs: $7000 per person a month to reintegrate homeless into society

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 00:00

There's a call today for more state sponsorship in the rehabilitation of the socially displaced. It comes from the NGO's and agencies charged with taking persons off the streets.

During a Joint Select Committee of Parliament today, NGO's estimate it costs at least 6 to 7 thousand dollars to reintegrate one person into society but says they can't afford it alone.

Reporter Ria Rambally has more.