Project Homeless Connect
The Point-in-Time (PIT) count is a count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons on a single night in January. HUD requires that Continuums of Care conduct an annual count of homeless persons who are sheltered in emergency shelter, transitional housing, and Safe Havens on a single night. Continuums of Care also must conduct a count of unsheltered homeless persons every other year (odd numbered years). Each count is planned, coordinated, and carried out locally. The Housing Inventory Count (HIC) is a point-in-time inventory of provider programs within a Continuum of Care that provide beds and units dedicated to serve persons who are homeless, categorized by five Program Types: Emergency Shelter; Transitional Housing; Rapid Re-housing; Safe Haven; and Permanent Supportive Housing.
In 2017 the United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley’s Home For Good program conducted 282 surveys for the annual Point In Time (PIT) Count. The survey sheds light on the situations of local sheltered and unsheltered homeless individuals, and gathers information to help those in need as well as develop more effective homelessness prevention programs.
Volunteers are needed in the effort the 2018 Point in Time Count. If you are interested in volunteering or would like more information about the Point In Time Count, please visit Home For Good .
If you are interested in making a donation to New Horizons Behaviioral Health programs serving individuals and families experiencing homelessness due to mental illness and/or addictive disease, please contact Susan Gallagher at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 706-596-5517.