Is the Grace Market Place Ready for All the Homeless?
GAINESVILLE -- Gainesville new homeless center is not fully open for business but they are getting a growing amount of business.
Every day more tents are being put up around the market center and more people are staying in the pavilion.
People working at the center say while everything's not perfect they're doing the best they can.
From the pavilions to the forest the area around the grace market center is crowded.
People who work at the center say they were prepared for this influx in people as much as possibe.
Even with only one shower and a few bathrooms they haven't heard many complaints.
Tuesday night they did run out of food, but are preparing to make more for future meals.
But John Warlikowski moved across the street from the market place and says that they might not be completely ready for all the people but it's more than he expected.
(John Warlikowski, homeless) "been to a lot of shelters in different cities and different states and so far this is the best one."
In a little less than three months overnight stays are scheduled to begin at the grace market.
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