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Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Helping communities better understand local homelessness

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Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Helping communities better understand local homelessness

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Ministry of Social Development
and Poverty Reduction
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Media Contacts
Ministry of Social Development
and Poverty Reduction
Media Relations
250 889-9742

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Communities participating in 2020 homeless count
Updated March 4, 2020, for clarification

In March and April 2020, 26 B.C. communities will take part in the second provincial homeless count, and 16 of the communities received funding from the B.C. government to complete the count.

The participating communities, including 12 with federally and independently funded counts, are:

  • Campbell River
  • Castlegar
  • Comox Valley
  • Cranbrook (also doing extended count)
  • Duncan
  • Fort St. John
  • Fraser Valley Regional District
  • Grand Forks
  • Kamloops
  • Kelowna
  • Metro Vancouver
  • Merritt
  • Nanaimo
  • Nelson
  • Parksville and Qualicum Beach
  • Penticton
  • Port Alberni (also doing extended count)
  • Prince George
  • Prince Rupert
  • Quesnel
  • Salt Spring Island
  • Sechelt
  • Smithers
  • Squamish
  • Terrace
  • Vernon
  • Victoria
  • Williams Lake

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