Volunteer training for the 2020 National Coordinated Point-in-Time Homeless Count


On the night of March 11, 2020, and throughout the following day, the Community Social Planning Council, with support from the Capital Regional District, the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness and many volunteers, will conduct the bi-annual Point-in-Time (PiT) Homeless Count and Survey.

Over a 24 hour period, trained volunteers will count and survey individuals who are staying in shelters, short-term housing, and sleeping rough (without shelter). Our PiT Count survey will provide a “snapshot” of homelessness in the region and important information that improves our understanding of the needs and circumstances of the people who are affected by homelessness in our community.

PiT Count 2020 – General Info sheet

PiT Count Poster for Circulation

Volunteers needed: 

Training sessions will be held on weekend and weekday evenings.

For a direct link to volunteer registrations and to sign up for a training session click here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FNVTHKW.

In Crisis?:

If you require urgent emotional support, including having thoughts of suicide and other mental health issues, please call Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888.

Youth (under 25 years of age) may access youthspace.ca for online emotional support.

For other resources, including shelter availability, visit bc211.ca