Winchester Rescue Mission will end homeless shelter, shift focus

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Posted: March 28, 2014

The Winchester Star

ABOVE: Winchester Rescue Mission Executive Director Roy Menefee prepares to install a security camera outside the facility on North Cameron Street. The mission is planning to close its overnight accommodations program for the homeless and concentrate on helping men with addiction problems. BELOW: Menefee sits in his office. He sees the mission’s change of focus as a way to make a permanent change in the number of homeless people. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — The Winchester Rescue Mission has been at the same site on North Cameron Street for more than 40 years. But, as of Tuesday, it is changing direction.

While the mission has offered…

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