An exclusive Eyewitness News poll conducted by Survey USA asked Southern California residents how well homeless shelters are succeeding, and many were divided on the issue.
A quarter think they are a success, but not quite a complete success. Thirty percent think they are a failure, with 10 percent saying they are a "complete failure."
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As Eyewitness News continues our ongoing series on homelessness, tune in to ABC7 Tuesday at 5 p.m. for a look at the progress on the effort that started last year to clear out a huge homeless encampment in Orange County, and see what still needs to be fixed.
Some SoCal residents say area homeless shelters are a 'complete failure', poll shows
HOMELESS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA