33,000 Connecticut residents experienced homelessness in 2006. One bitterly cold night last week, WNPR's George Goodrich went to a small emergency shelter in Willimantic.
David Fenn is the Executive Director of the No Freeze shelter in Willimantic. Lou Melillo has been living there for about a month.
Listen to WNPR's Where We Live for more information about plans to fight homelessness in Connecticut.