Hiway 80 Rescue Mission http://redriverradio.org en Survey finds more women than men in East Texas homeless shelters http://redriverradio.org/post/survey-finds-more-women-men-east-texas-homeless-shelters <p>A Longview, Texas, homeless shelter is preparing to build a larger women’s and family shelter. The Hiway 80 Rescue Mission has seen a spike in homeless women over the past seven months. It’s currently housing 65 women and children, up from 25 at this time last year, according to associate director Rusty Fennell.</p><p>“We’re over bed capacity already. We’ve been over bed capacity for awhile,” Fennell said.</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 14:58:54 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 23312 at http://redriverradio.org Survey finds more women than men in East Texas homeless shelters