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By Jose A. Alvarez
County of San Diego Communications Office 

From 'sleeping under bushes' to her own apartment: One woman's story

 

Last updated 7/1/2019 at 3:37pm

Melanie Bryant has her own apartment with the help of San Diego County's Project One for All program.

Her apartment is modest, nearly unfurnished, but Melanie Bryant is thankful. Months before, she was sleeping underneath bushes and bridges on the streets of El Cajon.

Bryant is one of hundreds of people who have found a stable place to live thanks to Project One for All, San Diego County's extensive effort to house and provide needed services to homeless people with serious mental illness, www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/sdhcd/project-one-for-all.

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