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From drug addicted and living under the boardwalk to managing Toms River homeless shelter

in Toms River News

Earlier this month, as the temperature plummeted into the teens, a homeless woman in an agitated state came into the “Code Blue” emergency overnight shelter at the Riverwood Park recreation center.

“She was extremely intoxicated,” shelter manager Kevin McKenna said. “She had a rough day out there, she was angry and she was drinking.”

McKenna helped her calm down. She didn’t stay the night, but she returned the following evening in better condition.

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