State steps in, offers help at New Horizons
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State social workers arrived en masse at the New Horizons shelter Monday in an effort to sign residents up for food stamps, health care and other state benefits as the city grapples with a surge in homeless people.

Health and Human Services Commissioner Jeffrey Meyers said he also has funded security details — city police officers — for the next several weeks to ensure safety of his five on-site employees as well as shelter users.

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