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News Release
Annual Project Homeless Connect and Point in Time Count postponed until Feb. 24 due to COVID concerns - 01/24/22

 

Due to the recent outbreak of the Omicron virus in Clark County, the annual Project Homeless Connect resource and service event originally scheduled for this week has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 24. 

In addition, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development issued a waiver for local communities to postpone the Point in Time Count until February 24 as well. The Point in Time Count is mandated by HUD as an annual census of people who are unhoused in Clark County. 

“With input from Clark County Public Health and the planning partners for both events, we made the determination to postpone for one month,” states Siobhana McEwen, advocacy and equity director for Council for the Homeless. She continues, “We look forward to applying the planning in place already this year and bringing the events to the community in February.”

About the Council for the Homeless

Council for the Homeless is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide community leadership, compelling advocacy, and practical solutions to prevent and end homelessness in Clark County, Wash. https://www.councilforthehomeless.org

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