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2015 Sonoma County Point-in-Time Homeless Census & Survey - Volunteers Needed!!!

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2015 Sonoma County Point-in-Time Homeless Census & Survey

Volunteers Needed!!!

In January 2015, the Sonoma County Community Development Commission, in partnership with Applied Survey Research (ASR), will be conducting the annual countywide homeless count. On Friday January 23rd, 2015, Volunteers will work with expert homeless guides recommended by service providers, and drive/walk through assigned routes from daybreak to 10am.

WHY DO A HOMELESS COUNT?

The providers of homeless services in Sonoma County regularly seek grant funding from state and federal agencies, and private funders to support their efforts countywide. This “Point-In-Time” count of the county’s homeless population helps to confirm the need for these funds, and can be used to adjust service needs as appropriate.

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

Help the homeless community by volunteering for the street count scheduled for January 23rd. We need about 75 volunteers to actively participate in the process for counting homeless individuals and families on the street, and your participation is critical to the success of this countywide effort! To participate, please fill out the volunteer registration form available at:

www.surveymonkey.com/s/Sonoma2015VolunteerRegistration,  or contact Alex at 707-565-7515 or alex.cunha@sonoma-county.org.

For more information, see: sonoma-county-homelesscount.wikispaces.com