Room in the Inn, CME Church plan permanent shelter for homeless

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 16, 2020 7:48 PM CT | Published: November 16, 2020 7:48 PM CT

The CME Church has dropped plans to turn its historic, long-vacant Collins Chapel Connectional Hospital property into a skilled nursing facility. Now the church plans to lease the space to Room in the Inn, which will provide shelter, meals and some medical care to the homeless.

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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