Each year, Continuums of Care across the country conduct counts of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons. In addition to providing much needed data on the local level, these counts, commonly referred to as Point-in-Time Counts, also help the Department of Housing and Urban Development to keep track of national trends in the homeless population.
While the sheltered homeless population count is largely conducted by service providers in the city, conducting a successful count of the unsheltered homeless requires the help of concerned citizens and volunteers. Below is some basic information about the unsheltered Point-in-Time Count:
If you would like to volunteer or donate, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the most recent Point-in-Time Count data, please visit our Research and Reports page.
For data from other geographic Point-in-Time Counts, please visit the Federal Homeless Resource Exchange website
Next Point-in-Time Count:
For provider updates, information, and documentation on the next Point-in-Time Count, please visit our Provider Point-in-Time Count Update page.
For all other up-to-date information regarding this year's Point-in-Time Count, please visit our News/Calendar of Events page.