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Ophelia’s House Could Get More Staffing Soon



More supervision could be added soon at a jail alternative house for women in La Crosse…

Proposed personnel additions could increase the staffing at Ophelia’s House by 90 hours a week.  County justice sanctions director Jane Klekamp says a planning team has been discussing ways to avoid problems at the house:

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A consultant’s report released this summer proposed round-the-clock staffing and better enforcement of rules in Ophelia’s House.  The study was prompted by two near-fatal drug overdoses there last winter. 



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