The South Central Housing Network is leading efforts to craft a regional plan to address the state of homelessness in the area.
The group marched from the Shalom Center to the Herald-Times to protest citations given to homeless people last week.
The flu season has affected people earlier than normal this year, and the homless often do not have good access to healthcare to combat the illness.
The plan is to open the Emergency Operations Center at the mid-range Level III, meaning emergency conditions with a serious but limited impact.
Martha's House in Bloomington has released a new code of conduct that prohibits its residents from soliciting money.
Bloomington's Interfaith Shelter says it does not have enough space for the number of homeless people seeking its services Saturday nights.
The Genesis House says it is closely because of a lack of volunteers and resources.
The apartments are slated to be finished by December 2013 and can accommodate 40 individuals in one bedroom apartments.
The Shalom Center received a grant that will help it pay for housing for homeless individuals and families.
Stand Down events are held nationwide, though this is the first one in Monroe County.