Restrooms of the Fairfax City Parks To Be Kept Open By City Jobs Program

Where all businesses are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, locked restrooms, due to closures of libraries and other public places, have only made the matters worse. But this problem has been solved locally thanks to a partnership between Fairfax City and The Lamb Center. The Lamb Center is daytime, a drop-in shelter serving the homeless. Under the already-existing City Jobs program, some 20 homeless men and women from The Lamb Center are paid to do a variety of tasks for Fairfax City’s Parks and Recreation Department. Via this innovative initiative, these workers clean and beautify city parks and other outdoor spaces for the public’s enjoyment. Continue reading