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Welcome to the Community Workspace on Research and Data – a place where people with an interest in data can come together to collaborate. Whether you are a front line worker, a community leader, new to the application or an expert, this space provides an opportunity to ask questions, exchange resources and share lessons learned with your peers.

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DiscussionRapports du dénombrement ponctuel de 2018 - 2018 Point-in-Time Count Report…

HIFIS/SISA Admin  -  0 Replies  -  2 months ago

DiscussionNiagara Counts 2018 report and infographic

Kristina Nickel  -  0 Replies  -  6 months ago

DiscussionNew Discussion Paper: Use of Honoraria in PiT Counts

Jesse Donaldson | Canadian Observatory on Homelessness  -  2 Replies  -  12 months ago

DiscussionEthics Approval for PiT

Krista Gladney  -  5 Replies  -  12 months ago

QuestionVolunteer Waivers & Oath of Confidentiality

Dylan Griffith  -  1 Reply  -  12 months ago
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What is a PiT Count?

A Point-in-Time (PiT) Count is a strategy to help determine the extent and nature of homelessness in a community on a given night, or at a single point in time.

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This community forum is managed by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness.

Canada+logo.pngCoH%20Logo.pngThis Workspace is funded by the Government of Canada's Homelessness Partnering Strategy. The opinions and interpretations in this forum are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the Government of Canada.

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