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July 31, 2013 5:03 PM
Baltimore, Maryland, has one of United States’ highest numbers of homeless people and substance abusers. And about one-third of the city's more than 4,000 homeless are women with substance abuse problems. One of the many organizations that try to help those women is a place called Marian House -- which has offered rehabilitation, counseling and housing assistance for more than 30 years.. Tala Hadavi, of VOA's Persian News Network, visited the home that for many has become their last chance at a new life.

Rehabilitation Home Helps Women Move from Dependence to Independence

Published July 31, 2013

Baltimore, Maryland, has one of United States’ highest numbers of homeless people and substance abusers. And about one-third of the city's more than 4,000 homeless are women with substance abuse problems. One of the many organizations that try to help those women is a place called Marian House -- which has offered rehabilitation, counseling and housing assistance for more than 30 years.. Tala Hadavi, of VOA's Persian News Network, visited the home that for many has become their last chance at a new life.


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