Bellingham begins clearing homeless encampment at Geri Field

Steps to close the camp began in early March. The city is now urging the remaining residents to leave as the city begins cleaning up.

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The City of Bellingham began cleaning up a homeless encampment located at Frank Geri Field near the Civic Athletic Complex Tuesday morning. The camp has been at the park since it moved from Bellingham City Hall in February. 

The city said it performed outreach to the estimated 25-30 people living at the encampment in the week leading up to the cleanup.

“An estimated 12 people met with service providers at Civic Stadium and others came by

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