It’s estimated that over 400 homeless people are sleeping on the streets of Charlotte on a given night. Some groups and organizations characterize homelessness in the queen City as chronic – given that mental health and drug addiction often contribute to homelessness. And, addressing the drug addiction and mental health of a homeless person proves quite difficult. Although homelessness in and around Charlotte is a persisting problem, Mecklenburg County and the city of Charlotte have employed efforts to reduce homelessness, including allocating resources to shelters and social service agencies. ‘COMMUNITY VOICES‘ host, Ron Holland talked with Jennifer Hall, Community Resource Coordinator at the Men’s Shelter of Charlotte.