SHARE to open shelter in nearby neighborhood

Last November, Our Redeemer’s Church decided to close the SHARE homeless shelter in Loyal Heights after the discovery of a convicted child rapist. This week, SHARE announced that it’s moving ahead with plans to open a temporary shelter in Green Lake, at Bethany Lutheran Church (7400 Woodlawn Ave NE). At a community meeting in the neighborhood last night, the Ballard incident sparked some heated discussion.

Our sister site, My Green Lake, attended the meeting and posted this report.

5 comments on “SHARE to open shelter in nearby neighborhood”

  1. > See upcoming events in our Ballard calendar <

  2. Is Redeemer’s for or against the missing link? Save your outrage for the BCC.

  3. When Albertsons was torn down over there, the homeless and the troublemaker/criminals migrated to Ballard and it was very noticeable. Hopefully they will migrate back.

  4. I think it’s important to point out that although it’s true that was a convicted child molester at the SHARE shelter….it was a teen relationship. One that I believe the girl in the case and the parents did not want the fellow convicted.
    Just saying, because in this case I think it does make a difference.
    just sayin’.
    Hope the new shelter works out.

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