Nation’s First Library Social Worker Helps Give Hope to the Homeless | KQEDSee on Scoop.it - SocialLibrary
Visitors to San Francisco are often shocked by the number of people living on the streets. Some of those homeless are among the 5,000 people who each day use the city’s Main Library. A few years ago, the San Francisco Public Library became the first in the nation to hire a full-time social worker to help them.
Profile of Leah Esguerra, San Francisco Public Library’s resident psychiatric social worker. The first full-time social worker hired by a public library, Esguerra walks around assisting the many homeless clients which use the library’s space.
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