2020 Point-in-Time Count Details:
The Point-in-Time Count took place between March 11 and 12, 2020, over 175 citizen volunteers and staff, along with a cross-sector of service agencies and community partners, participated in the Capital Region’s third Point-in-Time Homeless count and survey.
- This extensive effort counted at least 1,523 individuals who experienced homelessness on the night of March 11, 2020.
- On March 12, volunteers conducted over 850 surveys with people experiencing homelessness across the region, providing an invaluable set of personal histories, experiences, and needs.
A broad range of community agencies and partners worked together on the count, including:
- Local municipalities and the Capital Regional District
- Island Health
- Homelessness service providers
- Local police services
- Other housing and social service agencies
- People with Lived and Living Experiences of Homelessness
The 2020 Point-in-Time Count was made possible by the Capital Regional District (CRD), in partnership with the Community Social Planning Council (CSPC), the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness and the Aboriginal Coalition Coalition to End Homelessness. The Point-in-Time Count was funded by the Government of Canada, through Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy.
Learn more about the 2020 Greater Victoria Point-in-Time Count in the 2020 Greater Victoria Point-in-Time Homeless Count and Housing Needs Report, the 2020 Greater Victoria PiT Count Infographic, and Point-in-Time Count 2020 FAQ.