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Homeless Count Set In County For Jan. 31


January 21, 2019

Southern Mountains Homeless Coalition (SMHC) and The Haven of Transylvania County will be conducting a Point-in-Time count on Jan. 31.

The annual Point-in-Time (PIT) count provides a snapshot of homelessness in counties across the U.S. on a single night in January of each year.

While it is not possible to count every homeless person, the methodology includes outreach efforts targeting known areas and general canvassing to capture the best picture possible, according to a press release. The count allows the SMHC and The Haven to look at trends over the years by using consistent methodolo...

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