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.
The old Monroe Oil building is along a section of the B-Line trail set to open this year.
Shalom Community Center, began holding free, on-site GED preparation classes starting January 25.
WTIU’s Sara Wittmeyer reports on Bloomington’s most vulnerable population – the homeless—and how they are coping with the extreme cold.
Since the closing of Winter Homeless Shelters in the Bloomington Community, Genesis Church has been giving homeless residents a new shelter for the summer.