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Officials in the city of Everett are also sending social workers with firefighters to respond to 911 calls involving mental health issues.
According to The Everett Herald, the city will be using $1.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds and a new $183,000 grant for the program.
The outlet noted that the social workers will also work out of libraries because the facilities are seen as safe public spaces where people use free resources and shelter.
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