Clarksburg Community Action looks to aid growing homeless drug-addicted population

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The are calling it “the wall” and it is being used to help with drug addiction in Harrison County.

The newly-formed group called, Clarksburg Community Action, is using “the wall” on Pike Street next to Wendy’s as a home base to feed and help the city’s growing homeless drug-addicted population.

Community Action representatives spoke at the monthly PITAR meeting in Clarksburg on Monday, telling the group about its hopes moving forward.

“We go out on the streets and talk to people who are in a bad situation and people that are addicted and homeless and we try to get them help, ” said Clarksburg Community Action representative, Lillie Junkins. “We’ve gotten ten people off the streets so far, and counting.”

Clarksburg Community Action sets up free food tables at “the wall” every Thursday evening at 6 p.m.

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