If you would like to become trained to volunteer for the 2017 Point-In-Time Count on Friday, January 21 click here, select your date and join us. Thank you!
What is the Point-In-Time Count?
The Point in Time (PIT) Count is a biennial tally of people without a home on a particular night. The results of the PIT count shape the county’s approach to ending homelessness. The PIT consists of 3 components:
- Counting unsheltered homeless
- Interviewing unsheltered homeless,
- Counting sheltered homeless
Why does it matter?
OC receives over 20 million dollars in HUD funding to house the homeless; in order to continue receiving these funds OC has to provide the PIT information every 2 years. The information is also used by elected officials, non-profits and private funders to guide the provision of services for the homeless.
When is the Point-In-Time Count?
Saturday, January 28, from 4:30 am to 9:00 am