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  of unsheltered persons
  4. Click HERE for Counter Training, Volunteer FAQ and other resources.
  5. Click HERE for results of past Counts.
  6. Click HERE for next steps fro the 2016 WeALLCount

When

  • Unsheltered Count: Friday Jan 29, 2016 (4:00 AM-7:00 AM)
  • Sheltered Count: Same time – Completed with service/shelter providers
  • Interview/Survey: Jan 29, 2016-Feb 5, 2016 (various dates and times)

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 thousands of 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

Interested in volunteering? Register at: rtfh.volunteerhub.com

Questions?  Contact:

Megan Black
Project Coordinator
E-mail: megan.black@rtfhsd.org
Phone: (858) 292-7627 ext. 22

Or

Kelsey Kaline
Project Coordinator
E-mail: kelsey.kaline@rtfhsd.org
Phone: (858) 292-7627 ext. 18