VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR 2019 “HOMELESS POINT IN TIME” COUNT

January 7, 2019

WORKERS/VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR 2019 “HOMELESS POINT IN TIME” COUNT

 

 This annual count helps member agencies of the Amador County Homeless Task Force and member agencies of Tuolumne County to strategically address the housing and service needs of individuals and families who are homeless or at risk for homelessness.  The process helps to ensure annual funding to our community that provides crucial housing and supportive services for this vulnerable population, benefiting the community.  The numbers collected drastically affect the amount of funding provided.

 

 

To make the PIT Count as accurate as possible, teams will span out across each County, to count and survey homeless who sleep outdoors, in parks, alleys, under bridges, or in places not meant for human habitation, such as cars, abandoned buildings, garages or other structures without electricity or running water.

 

The process of surveying helps to identify local trends among the homeless population such as families with children, unaccompanied youth, the chronically homeless, and veterans; and helps identify the magnitude of challenges such as drug use or mental/physical health issues.

 

Each PIT worker (18 & over) is asked to attend a training session.

 

TUOLUMNE COUNTY TRAINING AND INFORMATION:

January 17, 2018 at the Enrichment Center ( 101 Hospital Road Sonora) from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. We will Provide the necessary tools needed to conduct the count.

 

Please contact Eva Questo at equesto@atcaa.org  or 533-1397 xt 238 (e-mail is best for me) or Michelle Carlson 533-6259 mcarlson@co.tuolumne.ca.us if you are interested in volunteering.

 

AMADOR COUNTY TRAINING AND INFORMATION: 

10:00am - 12:30pm. January 11, 2019 at Sierra WInd and Wellness Center, 10354 Argonaut Ln, Jackson, CA.

 

January 10, 2019, 2:00pm - 3:30pm, at Amador County Health and Human Services, 10877 Conductor Blvd, Jackson.

 

Thanks to funding from the Amador Community Foundation, the Amador County Homeless Task Force will be able to pay volunteers in Amador County $15.00 an hour and provide gas for vehicles. Details provided at training. Please contact Lesley Mace (209) 223-9215 lmace@atcaa.org if you are interested in volunteering.

 

CALAVERAS COUNTY TRAINING AND INFORMATION

Please contact Rebecca Turner at rturner@co.calaveras.ca.us and 754-6896 if you are interested in volunteering. There will be several trainings at various locations throughout the county facilitated through the Calaveras County Homeless Task Force.

 

 

Thank you for your support!!

 

 

 

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