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New data show homelessness has increased in Riverside County

New data show homelessness has increased in Riverside County

Riverside- The number of homeless people in Riverside County increased countywide compared to a similar survey last year.  The “point in time” count totaled 2,413 adults and children, compared to a 2016 count of 2,165.  A total of 1,638 unsheltered homeless individuals and a sheltered count of 775 were identified in Riverside County.  In contrast, during the 2016 PIT count, 1,351 unsheltered and 814 sheltered homeless individuals were identified. 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1861)/Comments (0)/
County conducts point-in-time homeless count and survey

County conducts point-in-time homeless count and survey

Hitting the streets in groups of three or four, Robert Gonzalez and his team were among 550 volunteers physically counting people living in unsheltered areas of Riverside County on Tuesday. 
Monday, January 30, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1760)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County reaches milestone in housing homeless veterans

Riverside County reaches milestone in housing homeless veterans

Riverside County has become the nation’s first large county to meet “functional zero,” a federal benchmark for making permanent housing available for all homeless veterans who seek assistance from the county.

Monday, November 14, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4546)/Comments (0)/
County to help homeless families find affordable housing with new funding from state

County to help homeless families find affordable housing with new funding from state

Akita Brown was a single mother with three children. She had lost her job, lost her home, and was staying with friends and in hotels because she couldn’t find a home she could afford. 

Monday, May 04, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (9038)/Comments (0)/
Survey finds reduced homeless population in  Riverside County

Survey finds reduced homeless population in Riverside County

The number of homeless people living in Riverside County dropped 16 percent compared to two years ago, and the number of chronically homeless fell by 17 percent, according to a countywide survey conducted Jan. 28.

Wednesday, April 08, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (8246)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County seeks volunteers to help count homeless population on Jan. 28

Riverside County seeks volunteers to help count homeless population on Jan. 28

Volunteers are needed to participate in a survey of homeless people in cities and communities throughout Riverside County on Jan. 28.
Friday, January 09, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2809)/Comments (0)/
Survey finds decrease in Riverside County homeless population

Survey finds decrease in Riverside County homeless population

A survey of homeless people in Riverside County showed a 31 percent decrease countywide compared to a similar count two years ago.  The "point in time" count totaled 2,978 adults and children, compared to a 2011 count of 4,321.
Monday, June 03, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3509)/Comments (0)/
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Ebola News

Facts and other information about the potentially fatal Ebola virus are available on a new web page from Riverside County health officials.