Tirzah Juskalian, COVID Navigator for Olympic Community Action Programs, talks to homeless campers at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds Thursday during the annual Point In Time homeless count. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OlyCAP, along with Bayside Housing Services, only used staff to conduct the count, instead of having assistance from volunteers.

Jefferson County homelessness counted for Point in Time

Tirzah Juskalian, COVID Navigator for Olympic Community Action Programs, talks to homeless campers at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds Thursday during the annual Point In Time homeless count. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OlyCAP, along with Bayside Housing Services, only used staff to conduct the count, instead of having assistance from volunteers.

In addition to visiting the encampment at the fairgrounds, OlyCAP is also calling people on their Coordinated Entry List of those experiencing homelessness to count them as well.

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