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Point-in-Time (PIT) Count

The Point-in-Time (PIT) count is a count of sheltered and unsheltered people experiencing homelessness that HUD requires each Continuum of Care (CoC) nationwide to conduct on one night in the last 10 days of January each year. The Colorado Balance of State Continuum of Care conducts a sheltered count every year and both a sheltered and unsheltered count every odd year; in accordance with HUD's PIT Count Methodology Guide

The 2020 Sheltered Point-in-Time Counts for Colorado's Balance of State Continuum of Care will take place on: Tuesday January 28th, 2020.


Housing Inventory Count (HIC)

The Housing Inventory Count (HIC) is a inventory of provider programs within a Continuum of Care that provide beds and units dedicated to serve people experiencing homelessness (and, for permanent housing projects, where homeless at entry, per the HUD homeless definition), categorized by five Program Types: Emergency Shelter; Transitional Housing; Rapid Re-housing; Safe Haven; and Permanent Supportive Housing.

For more information on the Housing Inventory Count (HIC) and to add your shelter and/or housing project (even if you receive no government/other funding), scroll to and expand the "Housing Inventory Count (HIC)" tab below. 

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Living with a substance use disorder for 20 years, a survivor of childhood abuse and domestic violence as an adult, a family with substance use disorders, and experiencing homelessness for most of her adult life, the odds of survival for Brenda were slim. Today, Brenda is not just surviving, she is thriving. Thanks to her will to be a better mother and to be stable, Brenda is living a fulfilled life. - Read More