NJ and New York City, along with other states and cities are finding an increasing percentage of its shelter population has faced domestic violence.
It is not too late to join the McKinney-Vento letter writing campaign. Your letters can be brief. Email today so we can end homelessness in NJ!
The $301M increase to McKinney, to $2.406B, would fund 37,000 units of permanent supportive housing for people experiencing chronic homelessness.
There was a decrease during the first few years due in large part to supportive housing from the Special Needs Trust Fund and rental vouchers.
According to HUD, the number of people experiencing homelessness on a given night has declined by 2% since 2013, and by 11% since 2007.
November 3, 2014 at 12:00 p.m., the NAEH will host a webinar on the basics of how to plan and implement the un-sheltered Point-in-Time (PIT) Count.
The 2015 PIT count will require the total number of youth households, including race, ethnicity, and gender for parenting and unaccompanied youth.
NAEH has made available a video of its recent webinar on effective strategies for including youth in the upcoming 2015 Point-in-Time (PIT) Count.
On January 28, 2014, 13,900 homeless men, women and children were counted in NJ and increase of 1,898 persons, or 15.8%, compared to the 2013 count.
“Prepare for the 2015 Point-in-Time (PIT) Count: Enumerating Unsheltered Youth,” will share effective strategies in urban, suburban, and rural areas.