Long Island Coalition for Homeless awarded $11M grant

? The Long Island Coalition for the Homeless has been awarded $11 million in grant money from the federal government.A coalition leader says the grant

GARDEN CITY - ? The Long Island Coalition for the Homeless has been awarded $11 million in grant money from the federal government.

A coalition leader says the grant will provide permanent and transitional housing for thousands of Long Islanders. It will also be used for job counseling and substance abuse treatment.

The organization says it had to compete with thousands of other groups throughout the country for the grant money.

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