Homeless Services Resource Centers
After an extensive, criteria-driven site selection process, two sites were selected by Mayor Jaqueline Biskupski and the Salt Lake City Council, and announced to the public on February 24, 2017.
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Please note that the renderings below are examples only, and are used to illustrate potential size and shape in reference to the surrounding area.
131 East 700 South
Located near established services
Integrated into Downtown Salt Lake City
Well served by transit
Mid-block location supports a secure site
275 West High Avenue
Located in a mixed-use neighborhood with easily accessible services and employment opportunities
Bus and light rail connections are within walking distance
Large site allows for creative design
The new resource centers will be secure, limited in size (200 persons), have critical services inside the facility, and support the “scattered site” model adopted by the City, County, State, and service providers.
Three public open houses were held in January to receive public input on the design of the facilities and how to mitigate community concerns.These workshops will focus on three primary design-oriented themes:
- Safety for the users and surrounding neighbors
- Design to mitigate potential negative effects
- Integration into larger neighborhoods