House for homeless to be built in Tbilisi

The house will be built in the Didi Lilo settlement near Tbilisi., 22 Nov 2014 - 16:35, Tbilisi,Georgia

Tbilisi Government has allocated about two million GEL to build a house for the homeless in the Georgian capital.

Tbilisi City Hall announced a tender to build a shelter that could hold 240 people. When complete, the homeless shelter will have a living area, a dining room, reception, administrative area, crisis department and medical centre.

Two rooms will be equipped to meet the needs of people with disabilities.

The money to fund the homeless shelter will be allocated from 2014-2015 Tbilisi budget.

Currently there is only one temporary shelter for homeless in Tbilisi. It opened last winter.