On January 30-31, the County of San Mateo Human
Services Agency will conduct its biennial One
Day Homeless Count. The count is a federal requirement
which is also a key component of the County's
ten-year plan to end homelessness, and will
provide us with an increased understanding of
both the number of homeless and their individual
and collective needs.
primary count will occur between 6:00 AM and
10:00 AM on January 30 with supplementary activities
to be conducted on January 31.
County is currently seeking volunteers to assist
with the street count by serving as Street Count
Workers in Daly City. The Workers are responsible
for surveying their assigned area in Daly City
and accurately tallying the number of homeless
individuals and family units that they observe
on the streets, in vehicles, or in makeshift
shelters (such as tents or tarps). Please see
the attached job description. The Street Count
Workers will be organized in teams of two persons.
Count Workers will be required to attend a 1.5
hour training. Both day and evening training
sessions will be scheduled at various locations
throughout the county. Training session dates,
times, locations to follow soon.
you are able to volunteer, please contact Tish
Birkby at the Center on Homelessness, firstname.lastname@example.org
or (650) 802-7656, and let her know you will
be volunteering in Daly City. You may also call
Lenelle Suliguin at City Hall, email@example.com
join us in this important and exciting work.