2020 Point-in-Time (PIT) Count

The Balance of State CoCs hosted the annual Point in Time (PIT) Count Webinar on Friday, November 15th from 10am-11:30am.
 
The 2020 PIT Count is scheduled for Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020. Any partners who will be involved in coordinating and supporting the PIT Count was requested to participate in this webinar, including unsheltered PIT Count coordinators, emergency shelter providers and transitional housing providers.
 
In addition, community partners who may be involved in supporting the PIT Count were encouraged to participate including: homeless assistance providers, local government officials, advocates, local funders, schools/universities, community service providers, faith-based partners, and people with lived experience.
You can review the recording of the webinar here – 2020 PIT Count Webinar Recording 

2020 PIT Count Resources

2020 STREET-Based Interview Form

If you conduct your street-based count overnight on Wednesday, January 22nd, use this form.

2020 STREET-Based Interview Form – NEXT DAY

If you conduct your street-based count during the day on Thursday, January 23rd, use this form.

2020 SERVICE-Based Interview Form

If you are conducted a service-based count (a count at a service location), use this form.

2020 Booklet Unsheltered Count – FINAL

Includes a variety of resources for County PIT Coordinators

2020 Standards for Counting Youth

Guidance for all counties for counting youth during the PIT count

PIT Count Volunteer Training Toolkit- Sample Refresher Handout

Resource from HUD. You can customize this Volunteer Refresher Handout with PIT count logistics, including where to meet, what to bring, safety tips, etc.

PIT Count Volunteer Training Toolkit- Sample Resources Handout Full Page

Resource from HUD. You can customize this full page resources handout for volunteers to bring with them during the PIT count.

PIT Count Volunteer Training Toolkit- Sample Resources Handout Postcard

Resource from HUD. You can customize this post-card size resources handout for volunteers to bring with them during the PIT count.

2020 BoS Unsheltered Volunteer Training Powerpoint

County unsheltered PIT coordinators can use this Powerpoint to train volunteers in your community who will be participating in the PIT count (you can also add additional county-specific info to the training slides).

2020 Unsheltered Count Summary Form

Required to be submitted by county PIT coordinators following the PIT Count

Instructions for testing the PIT mobile app

For more information about the 2020 PIT Count in Eastern and Western PA, email pahomelesscount@dma-housing.com or contact Jessica Sones at jessica@dma-housing.com.