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"Point in Time" Annual Homeless Population Count

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Posted at 3:22 PM, Jan 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-18 18:01:38-05

TALLAHASSEE FLA. (WTXL)-- This month, the group "Continuum of Care" in the Big Bend, will be conducting a "Point in Time" annual homeless population count.

These counts, they say, are critical to ending the experience of homelessness in the area.

This month, the count will take place in five big bend counties, and they need volunteers to make it all happen.

Volunteers are needed to survey homeless individuals living in un-sheltered locations, or to help with photography, headquarters work, and hotline coverage.

The count will be taking place in Franklin, Gadsden, Leon, Taylor and Wakulla counties.

each of the training dates, by county, are in the table below.

Franklin County - Erin Foley at efoley@bigbendhc.org or (850)792.9414
Mandatory Training Date - Wednesday, January 20
Gadsden County - Kim Ladner at kladner@bigbendhc.org or (850)792.9417
Mandatory Training Date - Friday, January 22
Leon County - Amanda Wilke at awilke@bigbendhc.org or (850)792.9422
Mandatory Training Date - Sunday, January 24
Taylor County - Zack Summerlin at zsummerlin@bigbendhc.org or (850)792.9420
Mandatory Training Date (Steinhatchee) - Thursday, January 21
Mandatory Training Date (Perry) - Friday, January 22
Wakulla County - Tom Bentley at tbentley@bigbendhc.org or (850)792.9412
Mandatory Training Date - Saturday, January 23 

You can also support the effort by making a donation.