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Flagstaff Shelter Services Acquires Former Motel 6 to Open "The Lantern"

Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News

Arizona Daily Sun Article; Flagstaff, AZ

Almost exactly one year after Flagstaff Shelter Services (FSS) purchased "The Crown" on Route 66, it has acquired another hotel. Now, in a play on the concept of Motel 6 "leaving the light on for you," the team at FSS has started calling its new site "The Lantern." One of the benefits of living at The Lantern will come in the form of access to on-site social services. Housing case managers, advocates from Native Americans for Community Action, and staff from the Guidance Center and Southwest Behavioral & Health Services will all be available in the building to help people try to transition successfully out of homelessness.

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