Joplin event helps those who can’t afford basic life amenities

JOPLIN, Mo. – The Homeless Coalition of Jasper and Newton County hosts a Homeless Connect Event.

The event at Central Christian Center is a sort of one-stop shop to provide information on healthcare, food resources, housing and employment.

Officials with Economic Security Corporation say events like this are geared toward helping individuals who can’t afford basic life amenities.

The Homeless Coalition holds the event usually twice a year.