Point in Time Count/Registry - Enumeration of Homeless Individuals and Families

A Point in Time (PiT) count is a strategy used to determine the number of homeless individuals in a community at a single point in time. It is conducted over a 24 hour period. A PIT Count allows a community to better understand the nature and extent of homelessness and the characteristics of the homeless population. The first (PiT) count took place across provinces and territories in 2016. Through an accompanying survey, the PiT count gives the community information on the demographics and service needs of their homeless population. This information can be used to target community resources to where they are most needed. A Registry Week is a coordinated outreach and triage assessment process to develop actionable data on every person experiencing homelessness. Registry Week starts the same time as the Point in Time Count and finishes 7 days later. Registry week is one of the first steps in the 20,000 Homes Campaign. It is a comprehensive check‐in across our community to identify and enumerate as many people as possible experiencing homelessness. The community will then work to support those identified as most vulnerable into permanent housing as quickly as possible. This Registry Week is part of the 20,000 Homes Campaign. A short health and housing survey will be completed with all people experiencing homelessness who are willing to participate (including those who are staying in emergency shelters or on the street). A Point in Time Count will be taking place in your community beginning April 21, 2018 at 6:00 pm and ending April 22 at 6:00 pm. Location: Geraldton Arena The Registry Week will begin at 6:00 pm on Saturday April 21 at 6:00 pm and continue until Friday April 27 at 6:00 pm. Individuals and families experiencing homelessness can register at the Pace Office at 201 Main Street.
Event date: 
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 6:00pm