Point-In-Time Count

2019 Point In Time Count and Youth Count Of People Experiencing Homelessness 

Every year, Philadelphia, with the support of hundreds of volunteers, conducts a Point-in-Time (PIT) Count of all persons experiencing homelessness on the streets, in shelter, and in other temporary housing. The purpose of the count is to estimate the size of the population in need of housing and supportive services. The Point-in-Time Count is planned for and executed by the Office of Homeless Services, the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual DisAbility Services, Project HOME, Valley Youth House, and the Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center. The 2019 Count, began at 10:30pm on the night of January 23rd and concluded at 7pm on January 24th.

Reports/Data on the 2019 PIT and Youth Counts

2018 Point In Time Count of People Experiencing Homelessness

PIT count participant

The 2018 Count began at 10:30pm on the night of January 24th and concluded at 7pm on January 25th. Volunteers were recruited for various roles at different times to support the execution of the Count. Following are the results:

2018 Philadelphia CoC – Point-in-Time Count Summary_revised July 8 2018

2018 PIT Count Subpopulations

2018 PIT Count Youth

2018 PIT Count Veterans

Comparison of  2018 vs 2017 PIT Counts