Homeless to be counted throughout Northern Kentucky

NORTHERN KENTUCKY (FOX19) - The homeless population in Northern Kentucky will be counted on Thursday from midnight to midnight in various locations, including homeless shelters, city streets, and placed not meant for human habitation.

In this eight-county area, homeless men, women, and children and families living in shelters, on the streets will be counted. This is being coordinated by the Northern Kentucky Area Development District and NorthKey Community Care.

The count will also include precariously housed Northern Kentuckians, defined as people living in substandard housing conditions, doubled- or tripled-up with family or friends, or expecting eviction within seven days.

The Point-In-Time Count helps determine how much funding will be available for homeless assistance in the state. In addition, the count helps assess progress under Kentucky's 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness and provides important information for updating the plan.

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