PROVIDENCE, R.I. – More women are entering homeless shelters due to unemployment and foreclosures in Rhode Island.
Crossroads Rhode Island, provider of services to the homeless, has released a report that found women are the fastest growing group of people facing homelessness.
Crossroads President Anne Nolan says that the issue of women and homelessness is a crisis that often gets overlooked.
Nolan notes that in Providence, a 41-bed women's shelter is consistently overflowing.
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