Open Doors outreach workers Samm Williams and JP Rossi visit a train station to connect with people who are living outdoors

Outreach workers seek out homeless CT residents in annual count

Each year, homeless service providers across the country coordinate a Point In Time (PIT) count.  Typically, volunteers go out and survey people experiencing unsheltered homelessness for that one day. However, the methodology had to change due to safety concerns.

Outreach case managers Samm Williams and JP Rossi were among the outreach teams and homeless specialists statewide that were figuring out where exactly Connecticut’s homeless residents were staying Tuesday. While outreach workers determined where their clients were, shelters tallied up their guests Tuesday night for the annual count.

Learn more at: https://www.thehour.com/news/article/CT-outreach-workers-seek-out-the-homeless-in-16804210.php

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