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Sun May 21, 2017, 08:07 AM

Carlyle Care Center in downtown Spokane to stop serving residents with severe mental illness

The Spokane area’s largest assisted-living facility is closing its doors to more than 100 residents with severe mental illness and complex medical problems, and social workers are scrambling to find them new homes.

The Carlyle Care Center, at 206 S. Post St. in downtown Spokane, will turn its focus to people who have struggled to find housing because of criminal convictions, said Hilary Young, spokeswoman for Pioneer Human Services, the Seattle-based nonprofit that operates the Carlyle.

“Our primary mission is to serve people with criminal histories,” Young said. Those with rap sheets face “a huge amount of discrimination” when applying for apartments and home loans, she said.

By Halloween, the Carlyle will cease offering comprehensive services for people who struggle to care for themselves, including round-the-clock nursing, housekeeping and all meals.

Read more: http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/may/20/carlyle-care-center-in-downtown-spokane-to-stop-se/

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Sun May 21, 2017, 10:17 AM

1. What else could one expect over in Spokanistan?

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