Among our discussions of the homelessness problem in Battle Creek there have been references to The Greater Battle Creek and Calhoun County Homeless Coalition.

Anji Phillips oversees the operations of the Coalition, and tells The Richard Piet Show about trends she sees in the statistics, as well as how the organization fits into the efforts to assist homeless persons in the area.

She also responds to some questions about some of the other assertions that have been made about the problem during recent discussions on WBCK.

A notion is often expressed that homelessness has to be eradicated, and when asked if she has ever seen a program that eliminates the problem, Phillips said "No". She also discussed how tedious the challenge can be to

Hear the entire interview by clicking the player below.

The Richard Piet Show is heard weekday mornings from 5:30-9 on WBCK.