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Fall River Annual Homeless Point-in-Time Count

Fall River Annual Homeless Point-in-Time Count

(Fall River, MA – January 24, 2020) – The Fall River Homeless Service Providers Coalition in conjunction with the City of Fall River will be conducting the Annual Point-in Time Homeless Count on Wednesday, January 29, 2020.

The Homeless Service Providers Coalition will team up with the Steppingstone at the First Step Inn shelter located at 134 Durfee Street for a Magnet Event. The event will take place between 12 noon and 5:00 pm. The event will include free giveaways, resource support,supplies, food, showers, Hep A vaccines and much more. Transportation is provided by calling (508) 567-8727.

“Our community resources provide essential support to those in need of services,” said Mayor Paul E. Coogan. “I am hopeful that we will have a better understanding of the amount of individuals that require these services in our community.”

The Point-in-Time (PIT) count is a count of sheltered and unsheltered people experiencing homelessness on a single night in January. HUD requires that Continuums of Care conduct an annual count of people experiencing homelessness who are sheltered in emergency shelter, transitional housing, and Safe Havens on a single night.

For additional information, please visit our website at or contact the City of Fall River Mayors Office at (508) 324-2600.