Why: This effort helps to obtain a snapshot census of people experiencing homelessness in Durham County on one night in January. The count includes people who, on the night of the count, are:
What: Volunteers canvass the community in teams of 3-5 persons, escorted by law enforcement officers, and collect survey data through interviewing homeless persons.
Who: Volunteers must be 18 years or older and have the ability to walk distances in designated locations. A smart phone/device will be needed to download the Counting Us app for the survey. More information will be shared during the required volunteer training/orientation.
When: The evening of Wednesday, January 29, 2020.