Community joins Contra Costa County in annual homeless count

on February 11, 2019

Every January, Contra Costa Health Services takes a one-day census of people living without a home in the county. County officials say the numbers are on the rise.

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  1. […] The Contra Costa County Health Services department completed its most recent point in time survey in… Newer data is still being analyzed. But Janett added that there’s no way this method of counting every homeless person on the street in one night every two years really captures the extent of what’s going on. There are at least three times as many people, about 6,000, who use Contra Costa County’s homeless services, and another 1,000 that are considered to be at-risk of homelessness, Janett said. […]



  2. […] The Contra Costa County Health Services department completed its most recent point in time survey in… Newer data is still being analyzed. But Janett added that there’s no way this method of counting every homeless person on the street in one night every two years really captures the extent of what’s going on. There are at least three times as many people, about 6,000, who use Contra Costa County’s homeless services, and another 1,000 that are considered to be at-risk of homelessness, Janett said. […]



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