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News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Venice Homeless Get Counted

Shown are about 15 of the 60 volunteers used Wednesday night for the Venice portion of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) count of the homeless in Los Angeles County.

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Volunteers put on their white “volunteer” Shirts.  Timothy Sweeney greets groups as they return.

The count is held every two years and takes approximately four days to accomplish.  The Venice count was administered by Timothy Sweeney of the Venice Community Housing Corporation (VCHC).

All volunteers were trained prior to going out Wednesday night.  Volunteers were then put in groups and each group was given a particular area to count the homeless.  All wore “volunteer” t-shirts for identification.

The count is used by LAHSA to obtain Federal funding for homeless programs in Los Angeles County.


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