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Guidance for Counting Unaccompanied Homeless Children During 2011 PIT Counts of Homeless People

Date Published: December 2010

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This guidance document is meant to assist communities in planning for the upcoming point-in-time (PIT) count. It begins by highlighting the importance of PIT counts and reviews HUD's changes to counting unaccompanied homeless children (previously called "unaccompanied youth"). It also offers specific approaches and strategies for fostering collaborations between CoC staff and youth services providers to ensure that all unaccompanied children are counted.

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