Top headlines from Community Homelessness Advisory Board meeting

Top headlines from Community Homelessness Advisory Board meeting

The Community Homelessness Advisory Board (CHAB) met today for its first meeting of 2024. The board members discussed the brief hiatus in meeting as many objectives of the previous board have been enacted, but informally agreed that more frequent meetings will be necessary as the next phases of the Nevada Cares Campus come online and the community turns its attention to housing.

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Washoe County releases 2024 PIT Count

Washoe County releases 2024 PIT Count

Washoe County released the results of the January 25, 2024, Point in Time (PIT) count, showing a slight increase in the single-day count while comparative reports show an overall decrease in homelessness over time. The PIT Count is an annual, in-person count of the number of people experiencing homelessness in Washoe County and is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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Washoe County Communications Division premieres documentary on the state of homelessness in Washoe County, launches discussions for future of services for the vulnerable

Washoe County Communications Division premieres documentary on the state of homelessness in Washoe County, launches discussions for future of services for the vulnerable

As Washoe County nears the three-year mark of having assumed lead responsibility for homeless programs in the region, the Washoe County Communications Division has released a documentary of first-person accounts titled “Home: Rebuilding Hope for Washoe’s Homeless.” The documentary premiered April 10 at The_Theater to an audience of participants, service providers, elected officials, government staff, and business owners and residents who have a stake in helping the homeless community. The premiere was followed by a robust forward-looking discussion of available services and those that are lacking in Washoe County.  

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Washoe County releases results of annual point-in-time count

Washoe County releases results of annual point-in-time count

Washoe County today released the results of the January 26, 2023, Point in Time (PIT) Count. The PIT Count is an annual, in-person count of the number of people experiencing homelessness in Washoe County. Conducted each year, the PIT Count provides a detailed one-day “snapshot” of the size and demographics of sheltered and unsheltered homeless populations in communities across the nation. The count is conducted according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development guidance and begins at 4 a.m. on the day of the count.

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Top headlines from Community Homelessness Advisory Board meeting

The Community Homelessness Advisory Board (CHAB) met today for its first meeting of 2024. The board members discussed the brief hiatus in meeting as many objectives of the previous board have been enacted, but informally agreed that more frequent meetings will be necessary as the next phases of the Nevada Cares Campus come online and the community turns its attention to housing.

Washoe County releases 2024 PIT Count

Washoe County released the results of the January 25, 2024, Point in Time (PIT) count, showing a slight increase in the single-day count while comparative reports show an overall decrease in homelessness over time. The PIT Count is an annual, in-person count of the number of people experiencing homelessness in Washoe County and is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

photo of law enforcement officers on a panel

Washoe County Communications Division premieres documentary on the state of homelessness in Washoe County, launches discussions for future of services for the vulnerable

As Washoe County nears the three-year mark of having assumed lead responsibility for homeless programs in the region, the Washoe County Communications Division has released a documentary of first-person accounts titled “Home: Rebuilding Hope for Washoe’s Homeless.” The documentary premiered April 10 at The_Theater to an audience of participants, service providers, elected officials, government staff, and business owners and residents who have a stake in helping the homeless community. The premiere was followed by a robust forward-looking discussion of available services and those that are lacking in Washoe County.  

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Washoe County opens Resource Center on Nevada Cares Campus

2023 will close with more services available to those experiencing homelessness than ever before under one roof Washoe County opened the doors to the new Resource Center at the Nevada Cares Campus today. This marks a significant milestone in development of the...

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Washoe County releases results of annual point-in-time count

Washoe County today released the results of the January 26, 2023, Point in Time (PIT) Count. The PIT Count is an annual, in-person count of the number of people experiencing homelessness in Washoe County. Conducted each year, the PIT Count provides a detailed one-day “snapshot” of the size and demographics of sheltered and unsheltered homeless populations in communities across the nation. The count is conducted according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development guidance and begins at 4 a.m. on the day of the count.