Mark your Calendars and Join Us in Jan 2017:  LA Homeless Count – Thur Jan. 26th, 2017 | 8pm

Join the Heart of Hollywood Foundation this coming January as we take part in the 2017 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count.

Starting Location: To Be Announced Soon | Metro Los Angeles
Date: Thur Jan. 26th, 2017
Time: 8pm
Registration: Team registration link Coming Soon
NOTE: More details will be shared the day of the event.

FAQs: Click here!

Promotional Materials: Click here!

Questions? Contact Us!

 

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WHY COUNT?

Los Angeles has the highest street homeless population in the Nation. Every day we see them – men, women and children with no place to call home.
We don’t have to accept homelessness as an unsolvable problem. With your help we can end homelessness.

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) is the lead agency responsible for completing the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count every two years. The Count helps LAHSA demonstrate our area’s need for housing, shelter and service programs to the federal government.

Your contribution goes well beyond your donated time. By knowing who and where homeless people are in Los Angeles County, we are better able to plan and identify resources to provide vital services to the homeless, and ultimately move families and individuals into housing.

UPDATE (x/x/xxxx) – DETAILS FOR THE EVENING OF OUR COUNT:

• Time: Please arrive by __pm. (Check back in late December for updated time). The count begins at 8pm.
• Meeting Place: TBD

• Please wear comfortable walking shoes
• Wear warm clothing
• Bring a flashlight
• Make sure your cell phone is fully charged

Deployment Site Coordinator Name: Details Coming Soon

 

With your help, this past January 2016, we conducted the largest homeless census in the nation. Together, more than 7500 volunteers counted 100 percent of the Los Angeles Continuum of Care’s census tracts and completed more than 5000 demographic surveys – a powerful demonstration of hands-on community engagement in the fight to end homelessness. Let’s do it again!
You can also help by :
  • Becoming a Homeless Count ambassador.  The site has a host of promotional materials that you can share across your networks, including downloadable posters, flyers, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram content – so spread the word!
  • Following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to stay up to the moment on news and updates. Make sure and tag us in your posts and tweets #theycountwillyou
  • Enlisting community groups and businesses to lend their promotional support and offer in-kind donations to support our volunteers.
  • Engaging in activities year-round.  Check our community calendar to find organizations offering volunteer activities throughout the year. Does your organization need volunteers? Add your event or activity and we’ll post it and help spread the word!
Volunteers are the backbone of the Homeless Count – thank you in advance for lending your time and talents to this important event.
Sign up today, because everyone counts, no matter where they live.
#theycountwillyou