Counting Camden’s Homeless

Volunteers set out in the bitter cold of January, hoping they would be able to obtain a more accurate count with more people utilizing shelter services due to the extreme cold.. Having an accurate count is difficult, nearly impossible, but crucial to receiving proper funding to provide support, food, shelter, and services to the homeless.

CNN Money highlighted the challenges of this in the article, “Counting the homeless in America’s poorest city.” Read more here.

In a related feature, several New Visions patrons-among others, told of their struggles, “Camden’s Homeless Share their Stories.” Read more here.