As the weather turned cold this month, it is difficult to think of anyone living without a home on the streets, in the woods or in the shelter system.
NJCounts 2015 found 10,211 homeless men, women and children across the state of NJ. This showed a decrease of 1,645 persons (13.9%) from 2014.
NJCounts is the annual Point-in-Time count of individuals and families experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness in the state of NJ.
NJCounts 2016 to be held on January 27th is in critical in gathering the data that communities need to continue planning work to end homelessness.
NJCounts 2015 found 10,211 homeless men, women and children across the state of New Jersey. This showed a decrease of 1,645 persons (13.9%) from 2014.
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The vast majority are single-parent families. There’s not much out there. You’re essentially asking people to go on a wild goose chase.
Fund public policy efforts to increase state and federal funding so that every homeless person counted in NJCounts 2016 can be permanently housed.
Fund Monarch’s work to use data collected in NJ Counts 2016 to push our lawmakers to make the funding and policy changes that will end homelessness.
Imagine a day when we no longer need a count of the homeless? Through your generosity on Giving Tuesday, we can end homelessness in NJ.