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In Portsmouth, Cross Roads offers shelter to those who need it

By Lissa Gumprecht

January 11, 2023; PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Communities across New Hampshire are dealing with the issue of homelessness, but officials say it can look different from place to place.

In Portsmouth, the executive director of Cross Roads House, which provides transitional and emergency shelter to those who need it, said homelessness doesn’t always mean tents on a sidewalk.

Executive director Wildolfo Arvelo said some people experiencing homelessness could be living in their cars, couch surfing or living in the woods.

Read more and watch Will Arvelo’s interview with Kelly O’Brien of WMUR

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