Union County unveils new shelter to help combat homelessness

Union County unveils new shelter to help combat homelessness

UNION COUNTY, N.C. — Union County has struggled for years to keep up with the growing number of families in need of shelter, but things are about to change.

A new shelter just opened up in Monore and is triple the size of the old one.

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The facility can fill 90 beds instead of 28 and has a designated area for kids to play.

Watch the video above as Channel 9's Gina Esposito gets an inside look into Union County's new homeless shelter.