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Homeless shelter named after late ‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek opens

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Los Angeles Daily News.The beloved “Jeopardy!” host died in November 2020 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.The shelter contains 107 beds and will provide help for people to find permanent housing.The Trebek Center also includes the Trebek library, Los Angeles Daily News reported.“We all know that homelessness is complicated,” Jean said. “There is no single pathway to the streets.

There’s no single intervention that ends homelessness. But there is a single remedy and it’s called love. Supporting another is loving another and the transformational power of support will surely be known at this site.”Services that the site will provide for residents include hot meals, showers, case management, mental health services, substance abuse treatment, employment counseling and permanent housing placement services.

Inhabitants will be allowed to reside at the center until they have received permanent housing accommodations.Ken Craft, founder of Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission — which runs the new shelter — revealed that the first person to move into the complex will arrive next week.“This center will be a life-transformation center, a chance for people to get a second chance in life to get renewed dreams, their vision ignited.

And to start over,” Craft said.Much of the mission’s funding came from a $500,000 donation that the Trebek family made in 2021, TMZ reported.

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