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Backers of housing for alcoholics make changes

...Fairview president Sharon Chamard told the Anchorage Daily News. She said the council still opposes the project. Melinda Freemon, Rural CAP's Anchorage services director, said the group is pledging to regularly clean up nearby Fairview Lions...
Inn could become residency for homeless alcoholics

...consumption goes down about 30 percent so they are able to make better decisions about how they spend their time," said Melinda Freemon, director of RuralCAP's Anchorage division. A similar project in Seattle has had notable results. According to...
Anchorage motel may house chronic alcoholics

...staffed around the clock, and employees would use video monitors to keep tabs on visitors as they come and go, said Melinda Freemon, director of RuralCap's Anchorage division, including the Homeward Bound residential program. There would be...
Alaska editorial: Karluk Manor death

...Kort was one of the first people to live at Karluk Manor, which opened Dec. 8. He was the first to die there.Melinda Freemon, who runs the manor for Rural CAP, told the Daily News the agency expects some of the manor's guests will die...
Karluk Manor, a former hotel, to open in Anchorage as home for homeless alcoholics

...homeless with a nearby shelter, two soup kitchens and busy liquor stores.There has indeed been controversy, said Melinda Freemon, supportive housing director for Rural CAP, the nonprofit agency managing Karluk Manor.Those concerns complicated...
Permit hearing on Anchorage alcoholic housing permit. Karluk Manor will improve the neighborhood by targeting homeless alcoholics now on the streets, said Melinda Freemon, director of Rural CAP in Anchorage. "They already are there. I see them all the time. We have informed the Fairview...
Man dies at center for street alcoholics

...fundamental disagreement."Karluk Manor is run by the nonprofit organization Rural Alaska Community Action Program. Melinda Freemon, the group's director of supportive housing, said Kort had lived there for three weeks.She said he had been...
Anchorage to consider ordinance for housing alcoholics

...can't stop drinking into healthier situations - and lowering costs for services such as jail time and detoxification. Melinda Freemon, director of the Rural Community Action Program's Anchorage division, said the agency will address the neighborhood's...


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