The Homeless Housing and Assistance Act (website) requires that each county In Washington State conduct an annual point in time count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons. This census is conducted in accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The 2018 point in time count (PIT) will take place on January 25, 2018.

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

Count Overview

Resources

Need Help?

If you or someone you know needs assistance, you can find help using this list of Washington State Homeless Adult & Family Coordinated Entry Sites (PDF) or 211 Washington Information Network (web).

Count Results

Contact Information

Commerce does not provide services directly to people who are at risk for or experiencing homelessness. Please refer to the "Need Help?" links above if you need individual assistance.

Ian Kinder-Pyle
Point in Time Count Coordinator
ian.kinder-pyle@commerce.wa.gov
Phone: 360-725-2976