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More volunteers, new technology paint picture of 2019 homeless count 

 

Last updated 5/10/2019 at 3:09am



RIVERSIDE – After 747 volunteers fanned out over Riverside County in January with a mobile app for this year’s annual “Point-In-Time” homeless count, the results were announced. 

The count of people who are homeless in Riverside County in 2019 shows a 21% increase compared to 2018. In all, volunteers counted 2,811 individuals who are homeless compared to 2,310 in 2018. 

“The record-breaking number of volunteers, along with paperless surveys helped the effort cover a wider area in the short amount of time allotted to do the count,” Natalie Komuro, assistant county executive off...



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