Atlantic, Bergen, Mercer, Middlesex, and Union Counties Share Photos of NJCounts and Project Homelessness Connect Events in January
On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, NJCounts 2019, the statewide Point- in-Time count of the homeless will take place across the state counting individuals and households who experience homelessness. Exact times of the count vary by county and a list of local county press contacts is available here.
Organizations, agencies and others planning efforts to end homelessness conduct the local counts. For the sixth year, Monarch Housing Associates coordinates NJCounts.
Atlantic, Bergen, Mercer, Middlesex, and Union Counties and volunteers in their communities shared photos of NJCounts survey teams and Project Homeless Connect events and volunteers.
Click here for a facebook album of photos from these counties. If you see yourself or your agency, as you look through the photos, please tag yourself or your agency in any photos you’d like! Do you have photos that you would like added to the album, email Kate Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NJCounts 2018 found 9,303 homeless men, women and children, in 6,982 households, across the state of New Jersey. This number increased by 771 persons (9%) from 2017. Individuals who were homeless on the night of January 23, 2018 were counted. Click here for the NJCounts 2018 reports.