Homeless Leadership Alliance calls for Point In Time Survey volunteers
You can help secure vital funding and inform public policy aimed at ending homelessness by volunteering with The Homeless Leadership Alliance of Pinellas at the Point In Time Count event on Thursday, Jan. 26.
The Point In Time Count and Survey is an annual, national event that provides a snapshot of those experiencing both sheltered and unsheltered homelessness in Pinellas County.
As a volunteer, you will survey individuals and families experiencing homelessness at locations such as meal sites and bus stops. Three-hour shifts begin at 6 a.m. and end at 7 p.m. A short, mandatory training will be offered daily, both virtually and in person, through Wednesday, Jan. 11. Register to volunteer by Tuesday, Jan. 10 at www.bit.ly/2023PITvolunteer.
Data collected during the event will be sent to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) and will help secure over $5 million for vital resources including affordable housing; guide local planning efforts; and inform public policy at the local, state, and national levels.
Pinellas County Government supports The Homeless Leadership Alliance’s goal to prevent, divert and end homelessness in Pinellas County through funding and partnership in the Pinellas Continuum of Care.
To learn more about the Point In Time event, visit www.PinellasHomeless.org/pit.