This Year, Homeless Advocates Will Get Results From The Dallas Homeless Count In Real Time

An app allows field workers to gather and submit information about the people they meet.

By Stephanie KuoJanuary 17, 2018 9:30 am| , , ,

From KERA:

On Jan. 25, hundreds of volunteers will descend onto Dallas and Collin County streets to count the number of people sleeping outside as part of the annual homeless “point-in-time” count, organized by the Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance.

Organizers are hoping new technology will capture a more accurate and immediate picture of the region’s homeless crisis.

The new technology is an app called “Counting Us,” which volunteers will download onto their phones or tablets.

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