About WeALLCount

What Is WeALLCount?

  1. A count of ‘Unsheltered’ (on the street, vehicle, hand-built structure)
  2. A count of ‘Sheltered’ (shelters and transitional housing)
  3. An in-depth, personal interview with at least 10% of unsheltered persons
  4. Click HERE for results

When

  • Unsheltered Count: Friday, January 24, 2014 4:00am – 7:00am
  • Sheltered Count: Same time – Completed with service/shelter providers
  • Interview/Survey: Friday, January 24 – Sunday, January 26

Background

  • The project is mandated for all communities (but unfunded) by HUD
  • Counts take place across the country at the end of January
  • We partner with the Regional Continuum of Care Council (RCCC) and its affiliated agencies

Why We Count

  • People.  Because there are 10,000+ individuals and families who experience homelessness annually in our County
  • Funding.  Results leads to millions in funds for local agencies
  • Understanding.  WeALLCount data leads to targeted services
  • Knowledge.  To provide agencies with important data on our homeless population – critical for federal and state grant applications
  • Action.  Awareness of the scope and the details of the problem provide the knowledge needed to act
  • Results. Ending homelessness benefits EVERYONE

Contact

Laureen Ryan
Senior Project Coordinator
laureenryanojeda@rtfhsd.org
(858) 292-7627 ext.14