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Annual Point-in-Time survey will count the Keys homeless

Organizers of the annual Point-in-Time survey, a head count of the Florida Keys homeless on a single day, Jan. 31, are looking for volunteers to fan out across the county to search and briefly interview the most vulnerable members of the population.

Volunteers need to attend a training session. They are scheduled in Key West for:

▪ Today at 2 p.m., Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. and Jan. 27 at 2 p.m., all at the Poinciana Royale multipurpose room, 1341 Mccarthy Lane.

▪ Jan. 24 at 10 a.m. at the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition, 2221 Patterson Ave in Key West.

Training sessions are set in the Upper Keys for Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. at Coral Isles Church, 90001 Overseas Highway in Tavernier.

For information, call (305) 440-2315.

“The training is brief and you can choose which area you'd like to cover and pick up your T-shirt,” organizers said in a release.

The training and the Point-in-Time survey are being overseen by the nonprofit Monroe County Homeless Services Continuum of Care, the lead agency for the coordination and planning of homeless services in the Keys.

Gwen Filosa: @KeyWestGwen

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