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Annual Point in Time Count


January 23, 2014 Results

The Homelessness Housing and Assistance Act (ESSHB 2163 - 2005) requires each county to conduct an annual point in time count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons in Washington State (See RCW 43.185C.030) in accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  The 2015 count will be Thursday, January 29th.


Upcoming Point in Time Count Trainings

  • December 2, 2014: Olympia, WA; Department of Commerce; 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

  • December 4, 2014: Ellensburg, WA; HopeSource; 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

  • December 11, 2014: Mt. Vernon, WA; Community Action of Skagit County; 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

For more information and to RSVP please contact Matt Mazur-Hart at 360-725-2926


The Department of Commerce provides survey forms for counties and agencies to use for their counts. Counties can opt to use their own forms to conduct their homeless count, as long as the count is in compliance with the state guidelines linked below.

Count Overview
 Count Forms
  • 2014 sheltered survey form pdf or word
  • 2014 sheltered survey form for DV agencies (no consent line) pdf or word
  • 2014 sheltered Spanish survey form pdf or word
  • 2014 unsheltered survey form pdf or word
  • 2014 unsheltered Spanish survey form pdf or word
 Helpful Documents
 Count Results
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