Vermont schools have washer/driers for homeless students – Brattleboro Reformer

 There are enough homeless students enrolled in Windham County towns for schools there to need washer/driers because they have no other way to clean their clothing.

" Carey said there is a washer and dryer at the Central Elementary School in Bellows Falls, as well as at the Bellows Falls Union High School. She said the children either live in tents, cars, shelters, motel rooms or "double-up" with friends of family. The Rockingham-Westminster area does not have a homeless shelter, but a warming shelter that operates in the evenings during the cold weather. It does not accept families. Carey said the number of homeless students had been steadily rising in recent years, and has increased 13 percent from last year's figures.


 

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