Cleveland women's shelter overcrowded

Posted: 11:44 PM, May 03, 2016
Updated: 2016-05-03 23:44:50-04

A group of women who take up shelter at a women’s shelter on Payne Avenue in Cleveland said conditions continue to make it difficult for them to get on their feet, and overcrowding is one of the biggest concerns.

"They slept in the kitchen, they slept in the hallway,” said Ramona Turnbull.

"I'm supposed to be on bed rest, and I don't get that here,” said Alyssa Weimer. "I have been down in the commons area and cockroaches this big. They don't care."

Cuyahoga County officials have agreed to meet with the women Wednesday afternoon to discuss ongoing concerns.